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…

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…

hand washing in hospital setting

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…

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…