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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 & COVID-19, Bathroom Hygiene, Handwashing & 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 & COVID-19, Hygiene Specialists, Handwashing & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & COVID-19, Cleanliness and Hygiene, Handwashing & 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 & Hand Hygiene

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