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School and College Hygiene Services

Educational establishments are particularly susceptible to outbreaks of colds and flu, because of the high volume of users from different areas, .

Initial offers a full range of services and educational information to ensure your school or college has the right hygiene standards to stay healthy.

The risks of poor hygiene in education

  • Failure to comply with health and safety regulations.
  • Academic performance suffers due to increased staff and student absenteeism.
  • Potential damage to your reputation for prospective parents and students.

Bad hygiene hotspots in educational premises

Our comprehensive range of products can improve hygiene standards in all of these problematic areas:

Toilets

The usual epicentre of germs; our soaps, sanitisers and hand dryers can help to prevent harmful pathogens from escaping the washroom.

Reception / Front Door

First impressions are crucial. Installing any of Initial’s fixed or serviced matting will ensure yours is a positive one.

Canteens

Kitchen hygiene keeps staff and students safe from food related illnesses. Our soaps and sanitisers will minimise the amount of germs in the food preparation areas.

Classrooms

Dirty classrooms are breeding grounds for harmful bacteria. Portable or fixed hand sanitisers notably reduce the risk of school-wide infection outbreaks.

Why is hygiene important in educational establishments?

  • Children are more at risk of contracting and transmitting infections at school due to their immature immune systems coming into close contact with other children and pathogens.
  • The regular use of hand sanitisers can reduce absenteeism by 30-50%
  • In a classroom test, a virus was detected on up to 50% of surfaces and norovirus on up to 22%. Children in this control classrooms were 2.32 times more likely to report absenteeism due to illness than children in a properly treated classroom.

Service Benefits

We deliver the highest levels of service to keep your organisation looking good and feeling healthy.

  • Structured Survey - Our specially trained consultant will carry out a full hygiene survey of your premises to identify germ hotspots and fully understand your requirements.

  • Hygiene Education - We have the materials to help you achieve good hygiene standards in your premise.

  • Scientifically Based - Through our extensive research and testing, we know how to truly help you remove bacteria from your premise.

  • Consumables Advice - We will monitor your usage patterns to help you save money on your consumables.

  • Excellent Service - Our dependable and professional services deliver excellent hygiene for your premise.

1. Contact Initial

Contact us and we will arrange for your local hygiene team to be in touch.

  • Local, expert hygiene surveyors
  • Calls returned within 24 hours (Mon-Fri)

2. Site
Survey

An Initial Hygiene Consultant will perform a thorough inspection of your business and discuss your businesses' specific hygiene needs.

  • Appointment at a time of your convenience

3. Tailored Solution

After finding out your needs, we will recommend a solution based on your specific requirements.

  • Hygiene solutions tailored to your business requirements
  • Products compliant with all hygiene and environmental regulations
  • Discreet installation with no disruption to your business

4. Ongoing Aftercare

Following your installation, we will stay in touch to ensure our products are meeting your needs and recommend any other solutions that may be beneficial to you.

  • A dedicated Account Manager who will deal with any queries
  • Account reviews on a schedule to suit you
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