Tag: hand washing

Your keyboard is dirtier than a toilet seat

Your keyboard is dirtier than a toilet seat

| March 5, 2017

It may appear clean and tidy, but just how germ-free is your office? Studies have discovered as many as 25,000 germs per square inch on an office telephone, and, if that isn’t startling enough, consider this: The typical office desk is 400 times dirtier than the average toilet seat, reports EHS Today. Office germs have a noticeable […]

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Keep that antibacterial soap away, new Minnesota law states

Keep that antibacterial soap away, new Minnesota law states

| March 5, 2017

While the EPA and the FDA hang in limbo about the possible risks involved with antibacterial products containing triclosan, Minnesota took the decisive step and banned them, becoming the first state to do so. However, the ban will take effect only from January 1, 2017. The law states, “In order to prevent the spread of […]

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Antibacterial soaps strengthen the bacteria you’re trying to kill

Antibacterial soaps strengthen the bacteria you’re trying to kill

| November 4, 2013

Antibacterial soaps are everywhere. Loaded with floral fragrances and topped with foam-producing pumps, these colorful liquid soaps promise instant hygiene. The obsession with a germ-free lifestyle is such, that antibacterial products have raided our entire home — from the kitchen to the bathroom to the bedroom. And while most of us think that’s a good thing, […]

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Bollywood celeb advocates hand washing at the United Nations General Assembly

Bollywood celeb advocates hand washing at the United Nations General Assembly

| October 14, 2013

Sanitation meets stardom. The 68th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) witnessed Bollywood celeb, Kajol Devgn campaigning for hand washing to reduce child mortality. Kajol advocated the cause at the Social Good Summit held at the UN Week in New York from September 23 to 25. Speaking at the Social Good Summit, along with other notable […]

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