Hand Hygiene

11/04/21 By Megan Malke

Improving Hand Hygiene

The simple act of cleaning hands can reduce illness by helping prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Scientific evidence overwhelmingly demonstrates that proper hand hygiene is the single most effective action to stop the spread…
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08/26/21 By Megan Malke

Route to Safety: Back to School Supplies, Part 3

Keeping hands clean is king when reducing germs that may cause illness in all settings, especially in K-12 schools. The COVID-19 pandemic brought to the surface just how important proper hand hygiene solutions are. When…
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07/22/21 By Megan Malke

Debunking Common Myths About Hand Sanitizer

When it comes to staying healthy, proper hand hygiene is always a priority. Although washing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds is the most effective way to remove germs, alcohol-based hand sanitizer…
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06/10/21 By Megan Malke

Product Demand, Product Safety and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hand hygiene has always been the first line of defense in infection control among healthcare professionals. However, the practice gained momentum within the general public in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s no longer just…
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05/27/21 By Megan Malke

Keep Washing: It’s still important to wash your hands

Hand hygiene is the best way to reduce the spread of dangerous pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2. It was practically the pandemic mantra. A June 2020 study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found…
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04/01/21 By Megan Malke

Decode the Bottle: Hand Sanitizer

Do you know what to look for on your bottle of hand sanitizer?  The FDA and other global regulatory agencies continue to crack down on product ingredients and manufacturing controls for hand hygiene solutions. These…
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11/05/20 By Megan Malke

Keep your hands healthy while washing them often

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on the importance of handwashing often and adequately. With the pandemic still in full swing and rolling into cold and flu season, washing your hands frequently is…
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08/20/20 By Megan Malke

Tackling Hand Hygiene in the Workplace

America is five months into the COVID-19 Pandemic, by now, you should be practicing proper hand hygiene, retired the handshake (at least for now) and have the art of adequate disinfection near perfected. Most of us…
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04/23/20 By Megan Malke

Stop! Have you washed your hands today?

Hands down! When it comes to fighting the spread of illness, hand washing is the most important thing you can do to keep you and your family safe.  It’s a simple enough concept, but did…
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04/15/20 By Megan Malke

How to make your office safer during and after COVID-19

As the ultimate champions of a safe and healthy workplace, Safetec wants to help everyone stay healthy in the office. Whether you are currently in an office environment or preparing to reopen, let’s cover the…
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09/04/19 By Safetec

What Is More Effective: Hand Sanitizer or Hand Soap?

Hand soap and hand sanitizer are often debated about which is the more effective option for people to use. According to nearly all studies found and the Center for Disease Control (CDC), using soap and…
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08/28/19 By Safetec

What Can Happen If You Forget To Wash Your Hands?

Washing your hands is an essential part of daily routines that can help to keep you safer from potentially harmful microorganisms. There are a wide range of problems that could arise if you do not…
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