Your Personal Hygiene Checklist

Your Personal Hygiene Checklist

Personal hygiene is something we are taught from a very young age. From putting deodorant on and brushing your teeth to washing your hands after going to the bathroom, personal hygiene activities for adults are things that we do instinctively. Of course, various occupations require a more rigorous personal hygiene but what is the basic…

How to Extend the Life of Your Hand Dryer

How to Extend the Life of Your Hand Dryer

Hand dryers are used several times every single day and in large businesses, they can be in almost continuous use. Failing to look after your hand dryer will significantly decrease its life span whilst proper hand dryer maintenance will ensure that you get the most out of your commercial hand dryer. What’s the best type…

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A Guide to Installing a Hand Dryer

Hand dryer installation in a commercial facility is a job you’ll want done right the first time, as there are safety factors, regulations and bathroom layouts to take into consideration. Here’s how to install a hand dryer safely, correctly and efficiently. Book a qualified electrician Hard-wired hand dryers look tidier and are harder to tamper…

Hand Washing Procedures

Hand Washing Procedures & Steps for Nurses

Amongst all of the occupations where effective hand hygiene is important, those who work in healthcare settings have a particular responsibility to minimise the spread of infections and viruses. Here’s a refresher guide to why and how nurses should be practicing good hand hygiene. What’s the purpose of handwashing in nursing environments? Infections and illness…

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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

During the last year there has been a lot of discussion whether electric hand drying is hygienic or not. Myths and various stories are being told on TV, in newspapers, magazines and on the web while the technology is on the rise. More and more public facilities, shopping center, restaurants, gyms and stores installed them…

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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 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…

Hand Dryer Heights for Disabled Toilets in Australia

Hand Dryer Heights for Disabled Toilets in Australia

Almost one in five Australians live with some sort of disability. When planning your new public washroom it is vital to carefully consider and plan your disabled access spaces for optimal usability. Let’s take a look at the correct height and other factors to consider when installing hand dryers in disabled bathrooms.   What is…

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Choosing Hand Dryers for Restaurant Bathrooms

The search for commercial hand dryers for restaurant bathrooms can quickly get confusing. Which size, speed, profile and finish should you be choosing from the endless options available? When you are searching for restroom hand dryers for restaurants of any size or type, look through our guide to choosing the features that suit your business.…

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How Many Germs Are Your Hands Harbouring?

  It can be difficult to comprehend just how dirty our hands can be sometimes – after all, it’s not like we can see bacteria with the naked eye. Many of us don’t realise quite what our hands could be harbouring and how hand washing and hand sanitiser can help to combat the problem, so…

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A Look at Hand Washing Versus Hand Sanitizer

  Alcohol hand sanitizer has seen a huge rise in use in the past decade, particularly within healthcare and medical environments. One of the biggest advantages of hand sanitizer is that it is very quick and easy to apply properly and does not require running water. Let’s take a look at exactly how effective the…

GREENSPEC Hand Dryer

GREENSPEC Hand Dryer

Davidson Washroom is proud to announce that the Mediclinics Speedflow model hand dryer has been awarded ‘GreenSpec’ approval in the USA and now also qualifies for LEED credits.  The perfect solution for projects meeting Green Star and NABERS criteria. The Mediclinics M06A Speedflow will dry hands in only 10-12 seconds using 1100 watts of power…