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How To Manage Outbreak Risks In The Workplace
How To Manage Outbreak Risks In The Workplace

How To Manage Outbreak Risks In The Workplace

There have been a number of high-profile outbreaks of infections, diseases, and viruses in recent history, from the 2009 swine-flu pandemic to the Coronavirus outbreak in China. Not all outbreaks are international or even national in scale, however, some are…

How much do you know about the germs that are sharing your office?
How much do you know about the germs that are sharing your office?

How much do you know about the germs that are sharing your office?

Find out where the germ hotspots are in your office and discover the single most important thing that you can do to reduce your risk of infection. Then take our quiz to see how much you know about the germs…

Is your office bugged? 5 of the most common germs sharing your workspace
Is your office bugged? 5 of the most common germs sharing your workspace

Is your office bugged? 5 of the most common germs sharing your workspace

Your office is most certainly bugged. Every square inch of every desk is home to a veritable city of unpleasant germs which can cause anything from mild stomach upsets to serious diseases. And it’s not just desks – door handles,…

Clean vs superclean: what’s the difference between antiseptic, disinfectant, biological, and other cleaners?
Clean vs superclean: what’s the difference between antiseptic, disinfectant, biological, and other cleaners?

Clean vs superclean: what’s the difference between antiseptic, disinfectant, biological, and other cleaners?

When it comes to cleaning, you know the words – disinfectant, bleach, antibacterial, sanitisers, detergents – the list goes on. But do you know what they really mean, what the products actually do, and most importantly, when to use them?…

Germs Hot Spots: Are You Looking At The Right Places?
Germs Hot Spots: Are You Looking At The Right Places?

Germs Hot Spots: Are You Looking At The Right Places?

If you identify as a bit of a clean freak, then you’ll be familiar with many of the germ hotspots you encounter around your home, workplace, or when you’re out in public. From toilet seats to door handles, we all…

Solid Vs. Liquid Hand Soap: Which Gets You in a Lather?
Solid Vs. Liquid Hand Soap: Which Gets You in a Lather?

Solid Vs. Liquid Hand Soap: Which Gets You in a Lather?

Using soap is essential for keeping our hands clean and hygienic, and for preventing the spread of germs – particularly in public washrooms. In order for proper hand hygiene procedures to be followed, soap must be readily available for your…

Are You Washing Your Hands With Contaminated Soap?
Are You Washing Your Hands With Contaminated Soap?

Are You Washing Your Hands With Contaminated Soap?

If you regularly use a bulk soap dispenser in a public or workplace washroom when washing your hands, you are probably thinking you are eliminating germs, however, you may actually be increasing your risk of exposure to germs and infections.…