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June 2020

Good idea? Or maybe not… 8 Coronavirus trends that have us worried

Written by Nathalie Leblond

At the beginning of April we published a blog on Coronavirus myths you need to ignore and since then we’ve lived through total lockdown, lockdown level 4 and level 3 from today, the 1st June. 

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Workplace Hygiene, Ask the Expert
April 2020

Ask the expert: A day in the life of a GP during the COVID-19 pandemic

Written by Nathalie Leblond

The 7th of April is World Health Day: a global health awareness day celebrated annually under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization and other related organisations, and a day which has...

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December 2019

Ask the Expert: Recycling and sorting at source: why do it?

Written by Lemay Rogers

Globally, there is a growing consciousness regarding the preservation of our planet. More and more people are researching and taking up waste reduction practices, like the reduction of single-use...

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February 2019

Ask an Expert: How does a diabetic deal with his used needles

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Over the last few months, I’ve written a few blogs on medical and sharps waste disposal, and the services that Initial can offer in this area to prevent incidences like the one in Pietermaritzburg...

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October 2018

Medical Waste Disposal: Ask our Expert

Written by Nathalie Leblond

In our latest installment of our blog series - Ask the Expert -  we interview Tobie Muller; Regional Business Manager for Rentokil Initial.  Up until recently, Tobie was a Director at Cannon...

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July 2018

An interview with a Technical Hygiene expert

Written by Nicole Horne

In our seventh installment of our “Ask the Expert” series, we interviewed Deon Lubbe, our very own technical hygiene expert for Initial hygiene, based in Port Elizabeth.

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July 2018

[Ask the Expert] From hand to mouth: hygiene tips in schools

Written by Lemay Rogers

I’m just going to say it; Teachers are “bombproof” and I have the utmost respect for the profession.  Our teachers nurture, educate, and guide the next generation BUT they also miraculously manage...

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May 2018

Are hand dryers unhygienic? We asked the experts at Dyson

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Towards the end of last year I wrote a blog piece entitled Paper Towels or Hand Dryers: which are better, in which I looked at the pro’s and con’s of using paper or hand dryers to dry your hands...

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