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June 2020

3 things to consider before re-opening your workplace

Written by Nathalie Leblond

For most businesses in South Africa, the Coronavirus pandemic is probably the biggest test they have ever faced. While the long-term impact of COVID-19 is uncertain, the lifting and easing of...

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Workplace Hygiene, Cleanliness and Hygiene
May 2020

Initial’s Specialist Disinfection Service

Written by Nathalie Leblond

South Africans are two weeks into our three week lock down period, and Rentokil Initial - as an Essential Services provider - has continued to work through this period, providing critical pest...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
May 2020

Our most popular handwashing articles

Written by Nathalie Leblond

It should come as no surprise to those of you who read our blog regularly that we’ve been publishing a lot of content related to handwashing lately.

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
May 2020

5 ways to keep your home office hygienic

Written by admin

Many welcomed the news last week that the South African lockdown will move from level 5 to level 4 on the 1st of May.  With a few sectors re-opening it has been made clear that social distancing...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
April 2020

10 things you absolutely need to know about wearing a mask

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Recently I wrote a post called “Gloves on, or Gloves off” about whether the use of gloves by the general public can limit cross-contamination and one’s risk of contracting COVID-19.

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
March 2020

Minimising your COVID-19 risk. BUT FIRST, wash your hands!

Written by Lemay Rogers

On the 11th of March 2020, Dr Zwelini Mkhize, South Africa’s Minister of Health, confirmed that South Africa has 13 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus and that 645 tests have been conducted.

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
March 2020

[QUIZ] Test your bathroom etiquette

Written by Bakang Kganyago

What do you do in that moment when someone leaves the bathroom without washing their hands, or flushing the toilet? Does it make you cringe, or are you more relaxed about your hygiene habits? 

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
February 2020

Is your fingerprint scanner making you sick?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

My husband recently started a new job at a company based in Cape Town’s CBD. The offices are beautifully appointed, with state of the art technology and security including a fingerprint scanner to...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene

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