Product in Focus – Hand Sanitiser

This weeks “product in focus” is our hand sanitiser! While working, we use our hands to do so many things. Shaking hands, opening doors and using tools all result in contamination with potentially harmful bacteria and germs. With up to 80% of all illnesses and infections being transmitted by hands, good hand hygiene is vital […]

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Hand Washing in Use

Global Hand Washing Day!

Its global hand washing day on the 15th of October! This is a day that spreads the importance of proper hand washing as a way to stop the spread of diseases and save lives. The day has been encouraging creative ways to get people to wash their hands with soap at those crucial times since […]

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Importance of Good Hand Drying

Properly drying your hands after using the bathroom is extremely important in lowering contamination from germs and bacteria. A study found that 85% or the contamination is transmitted when hands are slightly wet – compared to just .06% when a person has dry hands. Despite this, only one in five people say that the dry […]

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What Customers and Staff Think About Washrooms

The image that your business has is important to its success. Customers are more likely to visit and make purchases from businesses as they have positive assumptions about your operations. A good image also benefits staff and results in a lower turnover and happier workplace. One important aspect of maintaining a good image in the […]

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Eco Friendly

Our Commitment to Sustainability

It is more important than ever for businesses to strive to operate in an environmentally sustainable way. Many in the scientific community believe we are approaching a tipping point in which irreversible damage will be done to our planet. Sustainability focuses on meeting the needs of the present without compromising on those who will live […]

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Stop the Germs Journey

Have you ever thought about the journey germs and microorganism take when getting spread around your workplace? It is not something that people like to spend much time thinking about. But knowing how the germs spread means that you are able to effectively stop that journey before it makes you or your staff members unwell. […]

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Womens Health Week

This week is women’s health week! It is run by the Jean Hailes non-profit organisation. The week is aimed at “promoting physical and emotional health and wellbeing in all its dimensions for all women in Australia throughout their lives”. Throughout the week the message encourages workplaces, individuals and communities to share health messages by getting […]

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Cubicle Hygiene

Toilet cubicles are found in most public bathrooms across the country. It is important that cubicle cleanliness and hygiene is taken seriously. Although a necessity, many bathroom users have anxiety related to the cleanliness of the facilities when they are out shopping, at a cinema, restaurant or even at work. Statistics have found that the […]

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How to Avoid Attracting Pests

Pest management is important in all workplace environments. Without proper pest management, pests can increase the risks of cross contamination, infection and the possibility of disease. On top of this, when seen, they give your business a nasty image. Pests such as silver fish, drain flies, cockroaches, mold mites and centerpedes are the most common […]

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Kitchen

Hygiene in the Kitchen

Proper hygiene when preparing and eating food is an area that many people are aware of – but take risks and shortcuts. The importance and risks are downplayed in peoples minds. It is estimated that more than 4.1 million Australians are effected by food poisoning each year. It is important that in any kitchen or […]

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