Hand washing or sanitising - which is best?

25th of November 2011
Hand washing or sanitising - which is best?

Hand sanitisers are becoming increasingly widely used as the public’s fear of becoming ill grows higher with each new health scare. However, a recent study has linked the use of hand sanitisers to an increased risk of Norovirus. So are sanitisers a good substitute for soap and water, or aren’t they?

Suddenly, hand sanitisers are being

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Surewash aims to standardise hand hygiene compliance

25th of November 2011
Surewash aims to standardise hand hygiene compliance

ECJ reports on a state-of-the-art technology aimed at improving hand hygiene compliance and standardising technique in applications such as healthcare.

The numerous studies that have taken place worldwide can now leave us in no doubt about the key role hand hygiene has to play in safeguarding us from infection and cross-contamination - whatever

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Sapor dry soap solution

25th of November 2011
Sapor dry soap solution

The Sapor concept of hand hygiene is based on the use of dry soap. Used in conjunction with a dispenser, the soap is grinded into powder according to dosage so each portion is dispensed individually and hygienically.

The Sapor system works independent of temperature, even in extreme heat or cold. Soap in this form is also said to be extremely

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Aseptix ManuGuard is fully virucidal

25th of November 2011
Aseptix ManuGuard is fully virucidal

Disinfection products specialist Aseptix says the virucidal efficacy of ManuGuard, its line of hand disinfectants for critical environments, has been extended. The line of gels and liquids, available in fragranced and unfragranced versions, now carries the full virucidal claim according to European Norm EN 14476.

This means they are effective

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Kennedy Hygiene meets every washroom need

25th of November 2011
Kennedy Hygiene meets every washroom need

From Kennedy Hygiene Products comes a line of hand washing dispensers and consumables - from the 350 ml Alphamouss dispenser with a three-in-one gel tailored for hotels, gyms and spas to the 2.5 litre Savona Wopa range available with apricot hand cleaner soap for industrial applications.

At the heart of the line is the Savona unit, which can

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Metsä offers Katrin Hygiene Consultancy service

25th of November 2011
Metsä offers Katrin Hygiene Consultancy service

The latest initiative from Metsä Tissue is the Katrin Hygiene Consultancy service - a service model for inspecting customer facilities, reviewing current solutions, rating hygiene levels and
offering a report which is focused around suggested changes and improvements.

The company then helps customers to monitor improvements as suggestions

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