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Healthcare Professional?Â Learn how the Handwashingforlife Hands-On System and our facilitation options can help you achieve a sustainable improvement in compliance.Â The Hands-On System includes our CareReady program for hand hygiene as well as our TouchReady program for surfaces that are touched by hands.Â Discover how to assess the readiness of your organization for behavior change, how to set safe level standards for hand and surface hygiene, how to establish the conditions for success, how to train and really motivate professional and general stafff and how to track and monitor perfomance.Â Tell me more....
ATP swab testing of surfaces (including hands) provides immediate, visible and reliable feedback on the degree of organic matter contamination. Immediate feedback lets you respond to contamination problems and reduce the risk for pathogen growth and cross contamination. HandwashingforlifeÂ® advocates ATP testing as a useful aid in auditing, staff training and equipment selection.
HandwashingforlifeÂ® is continuously looking for, and eager to promote, products and services that advance the science of hand hygiene and improve hand hygiene efficacy in the food and health care sectors. If you have a product or service that improves the effectiveness, efficiency and/or frequency of hand hygiene practices contact us.
100 competitors, 20 trainers, 9 judges and 30+ cheerleaders descended on Turffontein Race course on June 24th for the Regional and Grand Finals of the Gauteng DOH Handwashing Championships.
All teams competing had won the right to attend the finals by winning at the District competitions held in early June.After 8 months of training and competing at their local facility and at the district level every team came ready to win one of the prizes in the R100000 finals sponsored by Kimberly Clark Professional.
The teams had already proven their ability to win; these were the best teams in the province and had proven they deserved their spot in the competitions.
For full details on the FINAL event read the report attachment below and/or contact us.
The dreaded cold and flu season is upon us, and while there
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Handwashingforlife with the support of Leadership Forum Members Steiner Hygiene and Kimberly-Clark Professional recently spent a full day at Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein conducting the first South African Handwashing Games. 300 professionals, management and staff participated in the games to determine what health care workers had the best hand washing technique. There were 19 perfect scores and a number of scores in the high 90s. Unfortunately, there were more bogies than birdies at this one day event. For more information on the Pelonomi vent open. For more information on conducting the Handwashing Games at your health care, food handling operation contact
Polyoak Visconti Plastics in Cape Town has embarked on a ground breaking food safety programme that is a first in South Africa. Under the guidance of their plant health and safety officer Etienne Skein, Polyoak has initiated a 5 step process that will ultimately track employee hand hygiene performance (quality & frequency of hand washing) against pre-determined standards. Read the full story in attachment.
Conduct a hand hygiene assessment with assistance of Handwashingforlife.
Handwashingforlife will provide a "no-obligation" assessment of your hand hygiene practices.Â Our assessment reviews all aspects of hand hygiene within your operation and our report provides objective, unbiased and affordable advice on how to improve employee hand hygiene performance and lower the risk f
If you are interested in conducting your own Team Rally in hand hygiene contact us. We will train your trainers in this effective 1 hour program that motivates and sustains improved hand hygiene behaviour with employees.
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Handwashingforlife is conducting lectures for leading ChefÂ´s Schools throughout South Africa. These 90 minute presentations cover the major foodborne pathogens, why they are becoming a bigger problem in South Africa and what the chef can do to protect kitchen, his employees and his customers from cross contamination.
The Handwashing Leadership ForumÂ® is an alliance of advocates who are invited to join based on their demonstrated leadership and commitment to lowering the risks of foodborne and nosocomial illness.