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How to Choose a High Traffic Hand Dryer

If you’re planning or outfitting a high volume restroom, you’ll know that using the right equipment can improve the flow, usability and safety of that facility. The real challenge can be in finding the right products that can keep up with high traffic. These are the features to look out for when selecting your electric…

Interview With eHA Founding Member Dan Dryer

‘Electric Hand Drying is the Future’ Says Susanne Friis Eden, eHA Founding Member & Managing Director of DAN DRYER There has been a widely-publicised debate in previous years on whether or not electric hand drying is hygienic. This has caused many to question the effectiveness and viability of the conventional electrical hand dryer. In response,…

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How to Optimise Hand Hygiene in a Healthcare Setting

Amongst all of the environments where hand hygiene is important, it is literally vital in a healthcare setting. Good hand hygiene can significantly reduce the number of healthcare-associated infections (HCAI) that affect around 1 out of 10 patients during their treatment. Here are some of the main ways to optimise hand hygiene in hospitals, retirement…

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Fun Hand Hygiene Activities for Schools

We all know how important hand hygiene is to our collective health and wellbeing, but this practical process can sometimes lack interest for the imaginative and creative minds of kids. Here are a few easy and fun hand hygiene activities for primary-level kids, pre-schoolers and kindergarteners.   Make it visual Making things visual can help…

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How to Dry Your Hands with Just One Paper Towel

  We’ve all seen it – hundreds of single-use paper towels piled up in a wastepaper basket or worse, all over a washroom floor. Using a handful of paper towels every time we dry our hands is often unnecessary and it certainly does nothing for the environment. Here’s how to dry your hands with just…

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How to Install a Hand Dryer

If you need to install a new hand dryer in your commercial washroom, the process doesn’t need to be a complicated one. Follow these steps on how to install a hand dryer safely and correctly. Select a hard-wired or plug-in option First, choose whether you’re going to be installing hard-wired or plug-in hand dryers. If…

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How Should Sharps be Handled and Disposed Of?

You may know that you need to install sharps disposal units in your healthcare or public setting, but what constitutes best practice and local legislation for the disposal of sharps? We cover the essentials below. What are the benefits of safe disposal for sharps? There are a number of crucial advantages to having safe sharps…

Hand Dryer Heights for Disabled Toilets in Australia

Hand Dryer Heights for Disabled Toilets in Australia

Hand Dryer Heights & Considerations for Disabled Toilets in Australia Close to one in five Australians live with some sort of disability. These disabilities often make even the simplest everyday activities more challenging, thus it is vital to carefully consider and plan disabled access spaces for ease and optimal usability. This includes planning your new…