ROSWELL, GA — Rotech Healthcare Inc., a provider of home medical equipment and services, was chosen as the grand prize winner of The Healthy Workplace Project Award initiated by Kimberly-Clark Professional for its thorough and effective approach to hand and surface hygiene, according to a press release.
Rotech Healthcare was selected by four independent experts in the fields of workplace health, office hygiene and germ transmission, the release stated.
According to the release, Rotech''s efforts focus on educating employees about the importance of washing, wiping and sanitizing through posters and a quarterly "Don''t Bug Me" newsletter.
"Rotech received the top prize for its multifaceted and well-managed approach to maintaining employee health," said Kathy Cash, RN, CHPD, one of the judges.
"The company also wisely collects data to demonstrate how their efforts are paying off and where more attention is needed. Also, Rotech employees, instead of being passive recipients of infection control efforts, are invested in protecting their own health through a ''culture of infection control and hand hygiene,''" Cash added.
The winners were announced at the 2012 BOMA Every Building Conference and Expo in Seattle, the release noted.
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