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.

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It Takes Just 5 Moments to Change the World

5/5/2014

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

As far as the World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned, hand hygiene is literally a “global lifesaving action.” That’s according to the Web presentation, “Clean Your Hands: Stop the Spread of Drug Resistant Germs,” by Professor Didier Pittet.

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New Book, Clean Hands Save Lives, Details the Life-Saving Potential of Alcohol-Based Handrubs
New Book, Clean Hands Save Lives, Details the Life-Saving Potential of Alcohol-Based Handrubs

4/29/2014

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

One very simple procedure—the use of alcohol-based handrubs (ABHR), also known as hand sanitizers—is saving some 8 million lives a year around the world. That’s according to Thierry Crouzat, author of Clean Hands Save Lives, which has been released by the French publisher Thaulk.

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Setting The Record Straight: PURELL® Hand Sanitizers Do Not Contain Triclosan

4/28/2014

By Samantha Williams

Director of Public Relations, GOJO Industries

GOJO Scientist Jim Arbogast, Ph.D., sets the record straight. PURELL Hand Sanitizer does not contain triclosan.

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The Truth about Hand Hygiene Compliance in Hospitals

4/8/2014

By Pamela T. Wagner, MSN, RN

Clinical Application Specialist, GOJO

May 5, 2014 marks the day that hospitals around the globe join with the World Health Organization to raise awareness for the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign.

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What Nurses Know about Infection Prevention

1/14/2014

By Lori Moore, RN

Clinical Application Specialist, GOJO Industries

Preventing healthcare-acquired infections is a hot topic at local, national and international levels. Most would agree that nurses have the most patient contact, and therefore the most opportunity to interrupt the chain of germ transmission through sound infection control practices.

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