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February 2020

[UPDATE] How to motivate to get your office bathrooms deep cleaned

Written by Lemay Rogers

Right now, the Coronavirus is a hot topic of discussion - and rightly so, with the current death toll having just surpassed 1100 and an estimated 45,000 more people infected.  Although treatment...

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Workplace Hygiene, Health and Safety, Bathroom Hygiene
November 2019

Don't forget to clean before the holidays

Written by Bakang Kganyago

The holiday season is fast approaching and I know most of us are already thinking about our holiday plans and what we hope to get up to as the curtain closes on another hard year at work. In the...

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Health and Safety
November 2019

Is your spaghetti mop making you sick?

Written by Bakang Kganyago

We normally associate cleaning with good hygiene practices, but what if your cleaning methods and tools could actually be making you sick? There have been several studies over the years detailing...

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Health and Safety
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
August 2019

5 Rentokil Initial products that would make you more comfortable at the dentist

Written by Nathalie Leblond

If I had to do a snap poll of things that people put off doing (generally until it’s too late) I’m sure that going to the dentist would be fairly high up the list. Going to the dentist is the sort...

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Health and Safety
May 2019

4 important questions to ask your medical waste management contractor

Written by Nathalie Leblond

All healthcare facilities – whether a small private practice or a large government hospital - must comply with the guidelines set out in The National Health Act 2003 (Act No 61 of 2003): ...

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Health and Safety, Medical Waste and Waste Disposal
April 2019

A day in the life of a rat capturer

Written by Bakang Kganyago

A while ago, when I first started working for Initial, I took a trip with Rentokil’s pest control supervisor Bafana Nhlapo. The purpose of the trip was to experience a day in the life of a pest...

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Health and Safety
April 2019

The real costs of a cheap hygiene supplier

Written by Peta Florus

Growing up we always heard the saying "goedkoop is duurkoop" (translated as ‘cheap is expensive’). Sayings like these have - of course - become part of the ‘Rules to live by handbook’ and together...

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Health and Safety

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