GOJO launches the PURELL PERFECT PLACEMENT programme
08 October 2019
Skin health and surface hygiene expert, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd, introduces new initiative to prevent germs from leaving the washroom
If people have not washed their hands properly, they can spread germs onto the door handle and the other surfaces that they touch when they leave the washroom. Research has revealed that one single contaminated door handle can infect up to 60% of the occupants of a building within just four hours. To help tackle this problem, GOJO has launched the PURELL PERFECT PLACEMENT programme.
Designed to encourage hand hygiene compliance and reduce the number of germs leaving the washroom, the PURELL PERFECT PLACEMENT programme recommends placing a PURELL dispenser by the washroom exit door. It should be positioned between 36" to 46" above the floor, on the handle side, which is the perfect height to trigger proper hand hygiene behaviour.
Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd comments: "Sanitising hands has been proven to help break the chain of infection, yet, shocking statistics still show that proper hand hygiene protocol is not being followed. One in four people, for example, do not wash their hands after using the washroom, and of those that do, 46% are not washing for long enough to be effective."
For more information and to access downloadable materials to help encourage hygienic behaviours, visit www.purell-perfect-placement.eu.