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.

Taking a Closer Look at the 2 Most Common Foodborne Illnesses
Top 5 Risk Factors for Foodborne Illness

9/13/2018

By Suzanne Krippel

Program Manager for the Food Protection Unit at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) routinely analyze disease outbreaks to find commonalities and determine appropriate prevention strategies. This information serves as a valuable resource to sanitarians all over the world as it helps us to pinpoint sources of contamination. It has also helped to determine the 5 most common risk factors for foodborne illness, which are detailed below.

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Healthy Fun
A Healthy Fair is Healthy Fun

9/5/2018

By Elizabeth De Nardo, Ph.D.

Skin Care Science and Technology Senior Scientist I

Agricultural fairs are family-friendly events typically featuring livestock, farming, and craft exhibits, truck and tractor pulling, rides, and entertainment. Many community fairs offer outdoor food stands – with all my favorite foods, especially the cotton candy!

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Good hanh hygiene for contact lens wearers
Good Hand Hygiene Habits for Contact Lens Wearers

8/8/2018

By Srini Venkatesh

Chief Science Officer & Vice President, GOJO Industries

Many Americans suffer from vision problems. Advancements in medical science have allowed us to correct these issues using eye glasses, contact lenses, and laser eye surgery. While contact lenses provide many benefits, improper handling and cleaning of contact lenses can lead to eye infections. The best way to help reduce this risk, whether you wear hard (rigid gas permeable) or soft lenses, is to practice good hand hygiene habits and clean and disinfect your lenses and supplies.

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Hand Hygiene
Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers Do Not Create Superbugs

8/3/2018

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

A recent study in Science Translational Medicine is causing concern amongst public health thought leaders because it is misleading, applying results inappropriately to (ethyl) alcohol-based hand sanitizers. The study tested efficacy of isopropanol (isopropyl) alcohol in a 23% concentration, whereby hand sanitizers typically use ethyl alcohol in a 70% concentration.

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What You Need to Know About Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

7/31/2018

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

It’s a contagious disease, which according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) usually affects infants and children under 5 years old. Yet, recent outbreaks of hand, foot and mouth disease at Florida State University and at schools in Northern New Jersey have many schools and universities looking for ways to help reduce the risk of an outbreak at their campus.

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