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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
October 2018

[UPDATE] How to wash your hands - learn from the experts

Written by Lemay Rogers

Have you heard about Global Handwashing Day?  

If you haven’t yet, you may be thinking that sounds like another silly commemoration day where a few pictures are shared, everyone has a laugh and...

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Hygiene Specialists, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
October 2018

Clean hands: a recipe for good health

Written by Rentokil Initial

Anyone who has been following this blog for any length of time will know that the team here at Initial are passionate about hygiene, and that hand hygiene, in particular, is a subject about which...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
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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Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
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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Technology and Trends, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
October 2017

Global Handwashing Day 2017

Written by Nathalie Leblond

If you’ve been following our blog over the last few months you’ll know by now that nothing gets us as excited as the topic of hygiene, and the topic of hand hygiene particularly.  We’re passionate...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
October 2017

THAT AWKWARD QUESTION: Should handshakes be banned?

Written by Nicole Horne

In the business world, handshakes occur on a daily basis as we go about greeting our co-workers, guests, clients and suppliers. It’s a behaviour that automatically takes place when we meet new...

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Hygiene and COVID-19, Cleanliness and Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
October 2017

5 Hand Hygiene Myths

Written by Nicole Horne

Basic hand hygiene. Sounds simple, right?

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Cleanliness and Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene

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