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Having professional handwashing facilities keeps your workplace healthier for longer. As 80% of diseases can be spread by a combination of poor hand hygiene and contact with contaminated surfaces, being able to properly clean your hands is a crucial component of infection control.
Against the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic, we must all be especially vigilant in ensuring that our hands are properly washed, dried and sanitised. Initial’s hand hygiene range has been designed specifically to reduce the risk of infections spreading through your premises. Our unique alcohol free UltraProtect™ hand sanitiser provides 8 hour hand protection and is effective against Coronavirus*. It is ideal for schools and other locations where alcohol hand sanitiser may not be suitable.
Independent test show that Ultraprotect™ destroys 99.99% of feline Coronavirus* (*Feline Coronavirus, a surrogate virus for Coronavirus).
As the Experts in Hygiene and Healthcare Waste Management since 1903, we are here to help you. We have a comprehensive range of high-quality hygiene solutions that will help to safeguard your employees' and customers' hand hygiene, including hand washing, drying, sanitising and surface hygiene solutions.
In the washroom, germs can be transmitted both directly and indirectly in a number of ways, making it crucial to minimise their spread in your washroom.
Our versatile and cost effective soaps wash are specifically designed for use in shower areas.
Our versatile Signature Hand and Surface Sanitiser helps to reduce the risk of infections spreading.
With our new hygienic door handles range we can provide you with two crucial solutions in one product.
By keeping surfaces clean, you will prevent the spread of germs around your premises.
Our new webshop features a range of soaps and hand sanitisers
Hand hygiene and infection control go hand-in-hand. Maintaining clean hands through correct handwashing technique is a sure-fire way of reducing infections in all healthcare environments and is recognised by the Department of Health as the first line of defence against spreading many illnesses.
An effective hand hygiene compliance programme, including frequent handwashing, hand drying and use of hand sanitisers, will help protect every healthcare worker, customer and patient in your healthcare practice.
Help fight the spread of infection using Initial's specialist hand wash and hand rub, which continues to protect your hands once dried by using Steri-7 Xtra's Reactive Barrier Technology.
The technology gives your hands round-the-clock biosecurity, with no window of opportunity for pathogens to re-establish themselves.
Click here to find out more about our Steri-7 product range.
Make sure your staff always follow procedure. Fill in this quick form below to receive informative downloadable posters by email on effective handwashing technique and how to sanitise your hands properly.
Improve hand hygiene technique and compliance in your healthcare setting by placing these posters at your handwashing stations.
During the ongoing Coronavirus situation, it is important to keep good hygiene standards in your business. Our versatile dispensers will help you to maintain your site’s cleanliness and offer a range of cost, hygiene and time saving benefits that DIY solutions cannot deliver:
You should wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap for 20-30 seconds to protect yourself from catching and spreading infections.
Wash your hands:
We offer a wide range but our antibacterial hand wash offers. Our soap dispensers have an integral antibacterial technology which has been developed to fight against harmful bacteria. We have demonstrated the technology kills >99.9% of both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria on contact.
Washing your hands thoroughly with soap prevents the transference of potentially harmful bacteria and viruses. If you have pathogens on your hands and touch either your face or a communal surface, you risk contracting or spreading the illness.
Yes; using professional hand wash will remove more pathogens than just washing with water. Soap to wash hands is more effective than water only, people tend to scrub their hands more thoroughly when using soap, removing germs.
Hand hygiene refers to the cleanliness of your hands. It is important because clean hands reduce the risk of illnesses spreading. Unclean hands can lead to you contracting a variety of infectious illnesses as hands are the main pathway of bacteria and germs.