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Articles Tagged with ''handwashing''

Top Five Things To Consider In Infection Control

Are you looking in the right places to prevent disease outbreaks in your facility?
February 2013 Cleanthoughts

Resisting The Omnipresent Onslaught

Visual reminders that reinforce the significance of hygienically clean hands can help us all maintain good health and avoid the consequences.

We are taught from a very young age that clean hands are important; as children, we are instructed to wash them before eating, after visiting the restroom, following contact with sick individuals and any time they appear dirty.


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February 2013 Feature 5

Encouraging Hand Hygiene To Discourage Germs

When promoting handwashing and hand hygiene, product choices can be the deciding factor in the battle against workplace illness.

Handwashing is the single most effective means of preventing the spread of infection, and more than 20 studies show that, on average, good hand hygiene practices can reduce illness and absence rates and the associated costs by around 40 percent.


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CMM Online Poll

Hand Dryers Versus Paper Towels

What is your preferred method of removing moisture from your hands? If you want to elaborate on your preference, drop us a note and opine.


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2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN Exhibitor Profile

More Now Than Ever Before, Health Is In Your Hands

Cascades Tissue Group

At the 2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show in Chicago, Cascades will feature their award-winning Antibacterial Paper Towels. Read about how they eliminate 99.9 percent of residual bacteria here and then visit booth 3618 to learn more.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Handwashing: Then And Now

It's common knowledge that regular handwashing is an essential component to good overall health.
Picture this: You and one of your co-workers are exiting a restroom stall at the exact same time. As usual, you head over to the sink and start lathering up, while your counterpart walks shamelessly toward the door.
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October 2011 Cleanthoughts

Hand Hygiene As A First Defense

With flu season inching nearer, the role hand hygiene plays in keeping people healthy needs to be stressed.

Typically, the influenza virus begins affecting unlucky hosts in early October — around the time the leaves begin to turn colors reminiscent of summertime campfires. Although the virus generally peaks in January and continues through April, it's longevity and vehemence varies depending on which region in which you find yourself.


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January 2011 Feature 2

Help Protect Your Staffs From Staph

Employers who do not consider the possibility that dermatitis from a lack of hand hygiene practices may occur at their workplace could be making a very costly mistake.

A critical factor in infection control is, perhaps, the most simple and most economical: Handwashing.


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