Cruise Ship Outbreaks

Holiday cruises are considered one of life’s luxuries, so when stepping onboard, you want to make sure the entire trip is smooth and spectacular. Unfortunately, outbreaks of a bug called the ‘Norovirus’ have been reported recently on some ships. The virus is passed from human to human, so a single, infected person boarding the ship…

Lovely Clean hands

Innovative Products of the Year

Believe it or not there is awards for Bathroom Products that are launched and make an impact into the market and guess who featured in the 2012 awards – yes you guessed it us! Most Innovative Bathroom Products of 2012 from Crewsocialmedia We are happy to know that our unique hands-free door opening device will…

Yukky germs and bacteria

Yukky Germs – What you can’t see

A recent study discovered that the humble sink topped other items in the toilet, as being the most bacterial infested;having over 1,000 colony forming units (CFUs). CFUs are an estimate of varying bacteria or fungus. It is used as a measuring tool to roughly understand the sum of different bugs found in 1 area. Miraculously,…

Injured workman

Workplace injuries – Handle with care

Health and Safety Executive researched injuries made in the workplace. According to the list of reported incidents and accidents causing employees to take time off work, ‘handling’ was the most reoccurring. ‘Handling’ refers to a list of ways a person may gain injury: including strains, sprains, lifting, carrying, pushing of pulling loads, trapped fingers and…

Children Washing Hands

For the children of the future, adults act now

On the 15th of October Global Handwashing Day was launched, supported by the United Nations. It was aimed at young children to learn of the true impacts hygiene has on our world. It’s message: ‘simply wet, lather and rinse’. Perhaps in future years they will add ‘avoid contaminated touchpoints’ to emphasise the need to accept…