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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
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, Handwashing and Hand 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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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 sickness.

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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 of...

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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

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