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The Importance of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers help to deter the spread of germs and bacteria.

  • Stop the Spread of Germs: According to studies, 1 in 5 people don’t regularly wash their hands. Of those who do, 70% don’t use soap. Providing hand sanitizer in key areas (entrance of businesses, bathrooms and kitchens) makes it more likely that people will use it to kill harmful bacteria.
  • Promote Good Hygiene and Health: A healthy building is a productive one. One study in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) found that encouraging the use of hand sanitizers in schools reduced absenteeism by almost 20%

It’s important you use hand sanitizer properly to ensure it does the job it’s meant to do – get rid of germs before they are able to spread:

  • Don’t Use Hand Sanitizer if Your Hands are Dirty: Hand sanitizers are not meant to clean your hands.  Rather, they’re meant to disinfect residue.  Oil or dirt will prevent hand sanitizers from penetrating down to your skin.

  • Use the Right Amount: When it comes to hand sanitizer, less doesn’t mean more. You need to apply enough to thoroughly coat every part of your hands.

  • Rub It In Until Your Hands Are Dry: This way you can be sure that it has come into contact with all of the most important surfaces.

When combined with other preventative measures like proper handwashing, using hand sanitizer will help to keep you and everyone in your building protected against viruses and other illnesses.

 

 

 

Autumn Roe at 9:28 AM
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Keep Health At Hand

Hand San 80

 

The hands are one of the most frequent transmission routes for types of infections.  Therefore, practicing proper hand hygiene is the easiest way to help reduce infections.  Swan Dust Control has the perfect solution!  We are now providing Hand San 80, which is a Canadian made, hand sanitizing product.  You will not be disappointed as it is:

  • 80% Ethyl Alcohol
  • W.H.O. Standard
  • Health Canada Licensed
  • Maintenance Free

When soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.  Apply enough product to thoroughly wet hands, then rub hands together briskly until dry.

Swan provides both the dispenser and stand.  Contact Swan for more information and a free quote!

Autumn Roe at 9:15 AM
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Planning For Fall

Is Your Business Ready For Fall? 

 

 

Summer is coming to an end, and it is time to plan for the fall, which can include wet weather, and more dirt entering your place of business. With children returning to school, and vacations over, is your business ready for the additional traffic through your door?

 

It is important to think about first impressions of your business, and also the safety of both your customers and staff. Swan Dust Control will place mats in the high traffic areas, and entrances, so that dirt, dust, and wet weather are captured by the mat. Every two weeks the dirty mats are removed and replaced with clean mats, so that your business stays clean, and you can focus on what you do best, which is to serve your customers. 

 

In the fall people start to spend more time indoors, and with kids back at school, cold and flu germs are spread more easily. Adding a Purell anti-bacterial dispenser can kill these germs and keep you and those around you healthy. 

 

Contact Swan today for a free quote for mat and mop rental, and Purell.

 

Autumn Roe at 3:04 PM
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Keep Those Nasty Flu Bugs Away

Purell Keeps Your Staff Sick-Free

 

Summer is coming to an end, which means colder and wetter weather is on the way!  And with that comes the common colds and flu bugs that seem to be lurking around every corner.  Furthermore, with school starting up in September, and less people taking vacation, there will be more foot traffic in businesses.  Are you prepared to combat the bacteria in order to keep your customers and employees free of illnesses? 

 

At Swan we provide Purell with either the wall-mount or stand alone dispensers.  The benefit of using Purell is that it is extremely gentle on hands, but works so hard to fight infection and bacteria.  Just 1 squirt of Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer kills as many germs as two squirts of any other national brand! 

 

Call Swan today to find out more about our Purell dispensers.  It’s easy and convenient as we ensure that your Purell is always full and ready to go. 

Autumn Roe at 9:13 AM
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Keep cold's and flu away

Hand Washing and anti-bacterial gel help t keep sickness away

 

This time of year viruses and bugs are spread indoors by touching phones, door handles and many other objects, becasue without being aware, we often touch our face, and we transfer these unknowingly. Washing your hands often with soap and water is important as a first line of defence, however there are times hand washing is just not convenient. Keeping a product like Purell in your place of business can help to keep both staff and customers safe from germs, that can cause illness.

Swan can provide both wall mounted and free standing floor models so that it is always convenient for use. When we service your mats and or mops, we check and refill the Purell dispenser.

Ask us today for a free quote on adding a Purell dispenser to your place of business.

close up image of germsimage of Purell wall dispenser with hand underneath

 

 

Diane Williamson at 5:14 PM
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