Last Updated JANUARY 2024

Insights and hygiene solutions for high traffic area in Healthcare facility

For visitors, washroom conditions can indicate a facility’s commitment to environmental hygiene and cleanliness.

Inside many facilities, the washroom is one of the most highly trafficked locations. As a result, the decisions made about washroom environmental hygiene and cleanliness can affect an entire facility.

By offering the right hygiene solutions and leveraging its high-frequency traffic, the washroom can be potentially serve as a vehicle for improving the level of hygiene and cleanliness required for the entire facility.

Hand hygiene solutions​

Hand washing

Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to get rid of germs in most situations. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.3*

Hand drying

Paper towels are critical to proper hand hygiene, as they can remove up to 77% of the bacteria that remains on hands after washing.4

High-capacity, fully enclosed dispensers​

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Mitigate cross contamination

Utilizing fully enclosed dispensers for consumables, such as soap, paper towels and toilet paper, promotes hygienic touching by only allowing the user to touch the product they need.

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Promote waste reduction

High-capacity, hygienic dispensers are designed to dispense one sheet at a time to reduce wastage and avoid dispensing more than needed.5

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Enhance worker productivity

High-capacity rolled towels and tissue help reduce waste and improve productivity of cleaning staff and washroom image.5

See the effects of high-traffic healthcare hygiene solutions.

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1. Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. (2018) Break the Chain of Infection.
2. Kimmitt, P.T., Redway, K.F. Redway. (2016) Evaluation of the Potential for Virus Dispersal During Hand Drying: A comparison of Three Methods. Journal of Applied Macrobiology. 120.
3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2021) When and how to wash your hands.
4. University of Westminster. (2010) Changes in the number of different types of bacteria on the hands before and after drying using paper towel, continuous cloth roller towel, warm air dryer and jet air dryer.
5. Based on design of rolled towel dispenser.