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January 2019

Preventing slips, trips and falls with mats

Written by Peta Florus

Slip, trip and fall injuries are the most common injuries in the workplace and probably some of the easiest to prevent. They are also more than likely the last thing you think about in your office.

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Technology and Trends
December 2018

Do YOU use your phone in the bathroom?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

If you read that headline and responded with a horrified “Of course not!” you may be surprised to know that research conducted by Initial into the habits of 5000 office workers found that one-third ...

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Workplace Hygiene, Technology and Trends, Bathroom Hygiene
November 2018

The power of scent [INFOGRAPHIC]

Written by Nathalie Leblond
Our sense of smell is the most powerful of all our five senses and is closely linked with emotion and memory, probably more so than any of our other senses. Smell bypasses judgement and...
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Technology and Trends
September 2018

Schools and hygiene - are your children avoiding the school bathroom?

Written by Lemay Rogers

In July 2018 the Mail and Guardian featured an article by Boitumelo Lekalakala which shared research findings and insights by the Water Research Commission. 130 schools from the Eastern Cape, Limpopo...

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Technology and Trends, Bathroom Hygiene
July 2018

How I spent my 67 minutes: the launch of Hygiene Angels

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Mr Mandela gave 67 years of his life fighting for the rights of humanity, so each Mandela Day (celebrated annually on the 18th July) South Africans are challenged to give 67 minutes of their time to...

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Technology and Trends, Feminine Hygiene
June 2018

4 reasons to rent your hygiene units rather than buying them outright

Written by Lemay Rogers

Over the past 2 years, I’ve noticed that requests for the outright purchase of hygiene units have become more frequent. Companies are indicating that they prefer to own their hygiene units and have...

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Technology and Trends
May 2018

Hygiene trends of the future

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Back in February I wrote a blog post called The Future of Hygiene which I took a look at some of the advances I thought might be coming our way in the hygiene sector. I focussed mostly on the use of...

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Technology and Trends
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

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