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October 2021

Global Handwashing Day 2021: hand hygiene for all

Written by Nathalie Leblond

The theme for Global Handwashing Day 2021 is hand hygiene for all. The blog post below looks at why we here at Initial celebrate Global Handwashing Day every year. 

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Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
August 2021

7 things to consider before buying a hand dryer

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Our latest blog takes a look at 7 things you should evaluate before buying a hand dryer.

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Bathroom Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
July 2021

5 replies to common excuses why people don't wash their hands

Written by Bakang Kganyago

Sadly, despite the global pandemic, handwashing still isn't as universal after a bathroom break as it should be!

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Cleanliness and Hygiene, Bathroom Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
May 2021

Alcohol vs non-alcohol hand sanitiser - which is better?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Whether you're worried about the third wave or the upcoming flu season, hand hygiene is a critical part of preventing infection. Our latest blog post takes a look at whether alcohol or non-alcohol...

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Hygiene and COVID-19, Bathroom Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
November 2020

Helpful Hygiene Tips: How should I handle money?

Written by Bakang Kganyago

With South Africa on level one lockdown, shopping is in full swing again with open retailers and shopping traffic starting to increase in anticipation of the Festive Season. And an increase in...

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Hygiene and COVID-19, Hygiene Specialists, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
October 2020

Global Handwashing Day is tomorrow... how do YOU wash?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Anyone who has been subscribed to our Insights blog for more than a year will know that October 15 is a big deal in the hygiene community. 

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Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
October 2020

Helpful Hygiene Tips: Why we love soap

Written by Nathalie Leblond

The Coronavirus pandemic has pushed hand washing practices into the spotlight like never before, and we thought our readers might find it helpful to understand why we love soap so much (I’ll give...

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Environment and Green Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
June 2020

[UPDATE] Hot or cold water - which kills more germs?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

October 2017 feels like a long time ago, but that's when I wrote this original piece on which is better for washing your hands - hot or cold water. (Cape Town was just recovering from the Day Zero...

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Workplace Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene

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