British Toilet Association Membership

Happy to be accepted to be a member of the British Toilet Association (BTA) we know that the best toilets will have a hands-free door opening device like a StepNpull to reduce the transmission of germs and bacteria from the dirty toilet door handles.

Tomorrow’s Facilities Management

Afraid of touching door handles in the Loo? StepNpull is the answer according to Tomorrow’s Facilities Management (Tomorrow’s FM). They point out that toilets are a barometer for the cleanliness and image of a building and go on to ask about the hygiene of people using those facilities. They highlight the fact that you can’t…

BBC Radio 2 Innovations Feature with Simon Mayo

70% of people don’t wash their hands before leaving the toilet and even if you are one of those that wash your hands its possible that you may get germs on your hands from the door handle when leaving the toilet. Hear StepNpull company founder Mick talk to the Radio 2 Innovations program about the…

Toilet door notice

This rather amusing notice came to our attention recently, it’s a notice to employees from their employers and business owners. The employees have a crucial hygiene role in the catering industry and its telling them to wash and dry hands before returning to work and as an afterthought in brackets they add that they much…

StepNpull featured on BBC Radio Essex

BBC Essex wanted to know about the new StepNpull product that had been launched in the UK and Europe that aims to reduce the spread of disease by giving toilet users a choice of how to open the door when they leave. It avoids the toilet user from touching a key potentially contaminated touch-point, the…

StepNpull Featured in The Daily Mail

The Daily Mail is a major UK newspaper and news website that has recently run a feature about StepNpull, the history of how it came to the UK and gives quotes from a Doctor about his desires for seeing a StepNpull in every pub, restaurant, school and hospital. It also states research saying that if…

What is E.Coli?

E.Coli or Escherichia coli is a form of bacterium that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organism.s  Some of the strains are harmless, but others can cause serious food poisoning in humans. The most common route of contamination is through fecal-oral transmission, meaning that it is passed from contact with human feces…

Washing hands is important

As a consultant I often get asked by my patients why hand washing is so important after using the bathroom.  The problem is with using the toilet is that there are many more dangerous bacterias that exist within our feces (poo) than we might realise. The other problem is that other people using the public…