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2014-02-26 12:25:54

WILMINGTON, Mass., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want to avoid catching a cold or the flu this winter season, keep yourself and your surroundings as hygienically clean as possible. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/NE72444 ) Although that can sound like a daunting task, it need not be with a slightly more conscious cleanliness effort. Keeping illness-causing organisms at bay can be largely accomplished by adopting three basic behaviors. 1. Regularly wash your...

2014-02-25 16:29:04

Industry Leaders Team Up to Offer Hospitals Integrated Solutions BATESVILLE, Ind., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom, a worldwide provider of clinical workflow solutions for hospitals, has announced major partnerships with GOJO, makers of Purell® hand sanitizer, and TeleTracking Technologies, a world leader in real-time health care patient flow systems, to co-market integrations with the Hill-Rom(®) Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution. The partnerships debuted this week at...

One In Four American Workers Say They Go To Work When Sick
2014-02-21 10:06:51

[ Watch the Video: Many Employees Go To Work Sick ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The world has been a pretty sick place lately, with bird flu and coronavirus continuing to make headlines around the world. With winter in full swing in the US, seasonal flu is also a risk for millions of people around the country. For those who do come down with the flu, often the best practice is to just stay home. However, a new NSF International survey has found that a...

2014-02-20 23:31:29

Best Sanitizers, Inc., makers of professional hand hygiene and surface sanitizing products, is introducing a trio of powerful products designed to help food processing professionals reduce cross-contamination in their facilities. Nevada City, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Best Sanitizers, Inc., a leader in hand hygiene and sanitation products for the food processing industry, is introducing a trio of powerful hand hygiene and surface sanitation products. Named The Big Three, these products...

2014-02-19 16:25:46

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bb23p4/antibacterial) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Antibacterial Glass Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bb23p4/antibacterial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Antibacterial glass prevents the spread of bacteria...

2014-02-18 12:23:22

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO Industries today announced the launch of its new GOJO(®) ECOPREFERRED(TM) Pumice Hand Cleaner, the first green certified product in the GOJO Tough Soils portfolio. The innovative pumice hand cleaner quickly and effectively cleans medium to heavy soils and conditions hardworking hands. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/NY66566) Developed for those who work in oil, grease and other medium to heavy soils, GOJO...

2014-02-18 04:21:28

Automated compliance monitoring devices lend momentum to the market, which is expected to reach $680.8 million in 2019 LONDON, Feb. 18 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need to prevent and control healthcare acquired infections (HCAI) across Europe, which results in 4.5 to 5 million cases annually, is driving the hand hygiene market in Western Europe. Outbreaks of norovirus and bird flu over the past five years have also served to highlight the importance of hand hygiene in containing...

2014-02-11 16:24:42

Real-time Monitoring of Hand Hygiene Activity Provides Actionable Data for Helping to Decrease Infections, Lower Readmissions and Improve Patient Safety CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (HIMSS booth #1483) - DebMed®, creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene will bring its expansive line-up of electronic monitoring hand hygiene solutions to the...

2014-02-05 12:28:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed(®), creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, announced today that it has signed a contract with Meadows Regional Medical Center, making the hospital the first in Georgia to implement a new electronic hand hygiene monitoring technology with the goal of reducing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs)....

2014-01-31 08:25:51

Two leaders in healthy skin and healthy places have joined together to achieve global growth AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO Industries announced today the acquisition of Laboratoires Prodene Klint. The two companies are joining forces to advance a shared vision of global leadership. Based in France, Prodene Klint specializes in professional hygiene, cosmetics and disinfectant products. GOJO, based in Akron, Ohio, is the global leader in skin health and hygiene...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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