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June 2021

Your ultimate winter checklist for the workplace

Written by Bakang Kganyago
Workplace Hygiene, Cleanliness and Hygiene

Preventing illnesses at work this winter is easy with Initial and our range of hygiene consumables and services. Here's our ultimate winter checklist to prepare your office for the cold season (and a possible third wave). 

Did you know, according to Medical Academic, South Africans spend an estimated R500 million on cough medicine annually, and absenteeism costs the South African economy around R12 - R16 billion per year? This is a testament to the impact illnesses have on South Africans. 

Previous blogs have discussed in length how viruses and illnesses spread in the workplace - often through cross-contamination - and the hygiene solutions that you can put in place to minimise the risk of cross-infection. To sum up, all of these previous posts we’ve prepared a quick checklist to help you protect your office this winter season. 

Work through the checklist below and see whether your office is properly equipped for the winter flu season and the COVID-19 third wave. And if not, rest assured that Initial is here to help. We offer hygiene consumables such as soap, sanitiser and paper towel serviced on a frequency that suits your particular workplace as well as state-of-the-art air purification solutions such as the VIRUSKILLER™.

Office hygiene checklist for winter: fight the flu and covid-19 in your office during the cold winter months

Good health starts with good hand hygiene - download the Ultimate Guide to Hand Hygiene for free resources that will help your office keep on top of this important practice.

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Ensuring hygiene habits are being followed in your workplace will go a long way in keeping the workplace safe - for further protection, you may also consider adding a VIRUSKILLER™ Air Purification system to your premise. You can download the product range brochure here, or find out more about the transmission of viruses in the air with this infographic.

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Bakang Kganyago

Bakang Kganyago

Bakang is a Digital Marketing Executive for Rentokil Initial. A germaphobe at heart, he's passionate about learning and sharing insights on how to defeat the enemy we cannot see. Join his journey as he writes about the impact of germs in our daily lives.

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