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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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 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…

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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.…

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…

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…