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What does asbestos have to do with hand hygiene?

Old buildings such as those owned by the Government of Canada are often a source of beauty and local history, but come with problems stemming from their now out-of-date construction materials.  Lead content in pipes and paints are one common

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17 years is a long time.

That’s how long has passed since the first Tagg Clean-Hands® Sanitizing Station was made to help hospitals deal with the aftermath of the SARS epidemic, and in that time we have learned a few things about what works in hand

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Healthcare Graphics Need Help: Staff Quality & Safety Results Boards

When it comes to healthcare, we do more than just hand sanitizing stations and infection prevention signage. We designed and produced several of these custom sign boards for Humber River Hospital in 2018, and they were very well received.

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We followed one bank entrance throughout the pandemic. You’ll totally believe what happens next!

First – this isn’t one of our Tagg Clean-Hands® Sanitizing Stations, but unlike most stands you see around it shares a design element: the stop sign. That stop sign is the single most important element in an entrance-way hand sanitizing

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Pull Power

At this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  Facilities are starting to reopen to the public, and overall prioritizing doing so safely.  What we’ve seen, however, is

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Healthcare Graphics Need Help: Ontario’s COVID-19 Framework Needs Help

Here in Ontario, this is our COVID-19 restriction framework – a colour-coded chart:

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History Repeats Itself.

You might remember that back in 2003, there was an outbreak of a new, deadly type of Coronavirus.  We called it SARS, and it threatened to become a major new disease.  Some cities (like Toronto, where we live) were hit

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COVID-19: Opening up and keeping safe at the same time. Is it even possible?

As we write this, the COVID-19 response in Canada is in its fifth month, and uncertainty is still foremost among many people, who above all want an answer to the question of when all this disruption will be over.

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Hand Sanitizing Stations VS. Hand Sanitizer Stands – What does the WHO think?

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Since we last posted, lots of things have happened, not the least of which is that the world’s infection prevention and control communications have been getting seriously tested in an all-encompassing, massive way.  Global

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How Much Does Canada Spend Cleaning Up Dripping Hand Rub?

Back in March we wrote a post about how alcohol based hand rub (ABHR) dispensers are costing our health system a great deal of money, and what we can do about it as a health system. Well, that research got

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