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.

Winter Illness Outbreak Cold and Flu
Hand Hygiene and Surface Disinfection: The Role Each Plays in Flu Prevention

2/21/2017

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

Late last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a report that said the current flu vaccine reduces your risk of the flu by about 50 to 60 percent. The flu vaccine still provides great value in that vaccinated people are less likely to get infected and may have a milder illness if they do become infected. But with the flu season typically running until April or even May, what can we do to help protect ourselves from coming down with the flu?

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3 Hand Hygiene Products that help strengthen your employee wellness program
Three Hand Hygiene Products That Help Strengthen Your Employee Wellness Program

2/16/2017

By Thom Wojtkun

Market Development Director, Office Buildings, GOJO Industries

In late winter, the less festive parts of the season tend to take over: cold weather, gray skies and sick coworkers. And, even those who make it to the office are often hiding their sniffles. In fact, almost 70% of US workers come to work even when they’re actually not feeling well.

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2015-2016 GOJO Sustainability Report
How GOJO Raised the Bar for Sharing Its Sustainability Progress

2/7/2017

By Nicole Koharik

GOJO Corporate Communications Director, GOJO Industries

Last fall, GOJO released our fifth annual sustainability report, What Matters Most. This report shares with all GOJO stakeholders – customers, team members and partners – our sustainability story and the progress we have made. It focuses on the areas that matter most to our stakeholders – creating Sustainable Value through collaboration, product innovation, our commitment to sustainable chemistry and more.

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Applying the power of the positive deviant to hand hygiene improvement
Applying the Power of the Positive Deviant to Hand Hygiene Improvement

1/31/2017

By John Lerner

SMARTLINK™ Solutions Business Development Vice President

What makes a positive deviant in healthcare? And how can hospitals leverage these individuals’ experience and intuition to sustain performance improvement around hand hygiene?

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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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