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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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Hygiene and COVID-19, Cleanliness and Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
October 2019

Is your handwashing routine making you sick?

Written by Bakang Kganyago

The 15th of October is Global Handwashing Day: an annual opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of proper hand washing habits to help prevent the spread of infection and reduce...

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Health and Safety, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
September 2019

Revolting Rhyme 2 | What can happen when you don’t wash your hands

Written by Lemay Rogers

“Wash your hands!”, you’ve heard mom say,from dusk till dawn, every single day.“Why do I need to wash them?” you think,every time you need to eat or drink.

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Germy Rhymes, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
August 2019

Designed to be kind: 5 reasons we love bio-enzyme soaps

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Over the last few years, Initial South Africa has been on a journey to replace as many of the chemicals used in the business as possible with more environmentally friendly products. 

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Workplace Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
May 2019

[UPDATE] Paper Towels vs Hand Dryers: which are better?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

If you are a regular subscriber to our blog, you’ll know by now that handwashing is one of the subjects we really like to discuss here on Insights. (And if you’re new to our blog, here’s just one...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
May 2019

Can bacteria on your hands make you healthier?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

We believe it can… which is why Initial is excited to announce the launch of our Signature range of bio-soaps.

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Workplace Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
December 2018

Fact or fiction: you always need to use hand sanitisers [Series]

Written by Lemay Rogers

As a society we are increasingly more aware of personal hygiene and wellness.  We have seen social trends shift towards open air yoga classes, rewards systems for healthy living and hand...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
November 2018

Celebrating 10 years of hand washing

Written by Lemay Rogers

On the 15th of October 2018, we celebrated Global Handwashing Day for the tenth time since inception in 2008.  Founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership, communities across the world got...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene

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