In the event of an incident in the workplace, whether that be a fire, flood, blood, or other bodily fluid spillages, it is imperative that an organisation has plans in place to enable it to get back to full operational capacity as quickly as possible, whatever its core business function is.
In medical and nursing establishments the knowledge that cleaning can be combined with a proven infection control programme is a vitally important factor to be taken into account when considering a machine purchase for use in a clinical environment.
As salmonella bacteria are the most commonly reported cause of foodborne illnesses, never has testing been so important. However, while conventional salmonella test kits involve numerous complicated steps, Hygiena International’s recently developed InSite Salmonella micro-organism colorimetric test is designed to be rapid, convenient and extremely accurate.
The skin care solutions expert Deb has launched a new website. It brings together all elements of the group’s fight against occupational skin disorders and the spread of infections – which is in line with its mission to ‘Make Hands Matter in the Workplace’.
The winter months traditionally see an increase in viral illnesses – from the common cold and influenza, to norovirus, more commonly known as the winter vomiting bug. These highly contagious viruses are unpleasant to say the least and in worse case scenarios can be quite debilitating, explains Gojo Industries Europe.
Outbreaks of an infectious virus or bacterial contamination can happen anywhere, so ensuring continuous high standards to prevent the spread of infection has never been more important. Cross-contamination can be limited by meticulous cleaning regimes and good hand hygiene.
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