How to Determining Soap Quantities For Proper Handwashing

Doctorclean offers a range of touchless soap & sanitizer dispensers with various shot volume , including 0.6 ml, 1.0ml & 3ml, it's adjustable. What is the appropriate amount of soap needed in order to wash hands properly? The answer to this question varies widely, depending on who you ask. Some ...
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Pay attention on the ingredients in antibacterial soaps and body washes

As reported by Laurie McGinley on September 2,2016 that the Food and Drug Administration is halting the sale of antibacterial washes and soaps that contain one or more of 19 ingredients.Here's the details: The Food and Drug Administration announced that it is banning the use of several common ingredients in ...
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Do you think changing the social norm will promote hand-washing?

There’s plenty of evidence that hand-washing substan­tially reduces the incidence of preventable illnesses. Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of stories in which we asked UB faculty mem­bers to think big: If they had unlimited time, money and persuasion techniques, what audacious idea from their fields would ...
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How to reduce the hospital-acquired infections?

In healthcare environments such as hospitals, patients are placed at an acute risk of infection. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, each year in the US, 700,000 hospital patients suffer from at least one Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI), and 75,000 die as a result. HAI's can be extremely ...
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Successfully choosing new hand hygiene products: 4 key points

Hospitals consider changing hand hygiene products for a variety of reasons, including the opportunity to upgrade the quality of soap or sanitizer while saving money or finding a product compatible with new electronic dispensers. But finding the right product can be a daunting task, especially when guidance is scarce. A ...
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Cleaning project in school

The mission of the Plant Services and Custodial Operations Department at Clarke County School District (CCSD), Athens, Georgia, is to provide the best learning environment possible for its student. And knowing that some cleaning products can exacerbate asthma and other health conditions, the department implemented a green cleaning program throughout ...
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How to reduce staff absence due to sickness?

When a member of your team calls in sick, it puts pressure on everyone else. The occasional day off with a 24 hour bug might be welcome, as no one wants it to spread, but longer term sick leave can have costly and detrimental effects. The majority of companies are ...
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Clean Hands: A Win For Everyone

Washing your hands properly is one of the best things you can do to help prevent and control the spread of many illnesses – and good hand hygiene is a key contributor to helping us all stay healthy. As a matter of fact, the CDC thinks handwashing is so important ...
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Considerations For Waiting Room Design

Waiting rooms play a big role in a facility’s first impression with patients and family members. That environment can also be a source of comfort and stress relief or a place where anxiety and agitation rise. To improve that experience as part of overall patient satisfaction, some healthcare organizations are ...
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How we can stop healthcare-associated infections

As hospitals nationwide search to improve the cleanliness of their facilities, infection control continues to be one of their biggest challenges. This problem persists for several reasons: pathogens have become more resistant; patient flow demands have put added pressure to quickly clean and disinfect patient rooms; and human error, partly ...
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