GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog

We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

Mark Rundle

Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries

As a Market Development Manager for GOJO Industries, Inc., Mark Rundle focuses on the development and growth of the education market.  In addition to market development, Mark strives to provide schools with the latest in hand hygiene education and information on the prevention of classroom illnesses. He has more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience and holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University.
Healthy Hands 101 6 lessons not to be missed
Healthy Hands 101: Six Lessons Not To Be Missed

8/3/2017

By Mark Rundle

Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries

At GOJO, we are dedicated on keeping kids healthy and at school. This is why we are committed to not only developing the best hand hygiene solutions possible to help keep us all healthy, but to also provide information that can help reduce student, as well as teacher, absenteeism. 

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Reducing school absenteeism year round
School Absenteeism: A Year-Round Challenge That Can Be Overcome

3/28/2017

By Mark Rundle

Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries

There are a lot of reasons why students and teachers would stay home from school more frequently during the winter months, but absenteeism is a year-round issue for K-12 schools. In fact, illness is responsible for at least 144 million lost school days annually, which has been connected with negative impacts on student performance levels.

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Happy Kids in K-12
Hand Hygiene Lesson Plans and Activities for K-12 Classrooms

3/7/2017

By Mark Rundle

Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries

Between all the math, science, social studies and language arts, it can be hard to find time to teach kids one of life’s most important lessons for staying healthy throughout the school year: hand hygiene. In a recent study that followed 120 middle and high school students, 58% of female students washed their hands after using the bathroom, compared with 48% of male students. On top of that, female students only used soap 28% of the time, while male students used soap a shocking 8% of the time.

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It’s That Time of Year Again – Time to Fight the Flu
School and Sneeze and Sniffle Season Are Both in Session

1/30/2017

By Mark Rundle

Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries

It’s the end of January and students and teachers have all settled in following winter break. And, not only are they bringing home with them new lessons and memories, they are all bringing along some winter germs. Yes, school is back in session, but sneeze and sniffle season is too.

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PURELL Extra Credit Program
How to Earn Free PURELL™ Products for Your School

11/10/2016

By Mark Rundle

Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries

K-12 school districts can earn free PURELL™ products when they purchase GOJO® soap from now until 6/1/17

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