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Habits of hygiene: Understanding the implications of office hygiene and handwashing habits

Initial undertook a global survey to help understand the state of hand washing in office environments. Download our whitepaper to find out what we discovered and how you can help to keep your staff hygienically safe.

These days, the majority of people spend most of their time at work. For many, this means being in an office for up to eight hours every day. While offices may conjure up images of sterile and hygienic buildings, it is important to remember that many are enclosed environments, and can hold large numbers of people every day. In such conditions, germs and illnesses can easily take hold and spread. 

Offices are enclosed environments and can hold large numbers of people every day. In such conditions, germs and illnesses can easily take hold and spread.

  • Only 33% of men and 60% of women wash their hands after visiting the bathroom
  • 1/3 of employees use their smartphones in the office washroom
  • 37% of office workers don't wash their hands if they are in a rush

Included in this free whitepaper

  • Find out more about office workers hand hygiene habits from our survey of  5000 global participants
  • Understand the importance of hygienic facilities to help protect staff and customers from the spread of harmful germs and bacteria
  • Discover what employees expect businesses to provide to encourage a positive hand hygiene culture

Download this report

Download our whitepaper to find out more about office hygiene habits.

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Initial is the world's leading hygiene company, delivering innovative, integrated and discreet hygiene services to commercial customers in over 60 countries worldwide. 

Our hygiene experts offer fully-serviced integrated hygiene solutions that provide protection for your business, giving you peace of mind that you are able to keep your employees and customers safe.