14 October 2021
The Importance of HandwashingOctober 15 is Global Handwashing Day, which serves as a great reminder for businesses to implement an effective hand hygiene program. Global Handwashing Day is an annual campaign that promotes and motivates people around the world to improve their handwashing habits.
25 May 2021
SC Johnson Professional Canada Announces Winners in Happy Hands Contest!And the winners of SC Johnson Professional’s Happy Hands Contest are: Khloe I., a grade 4 student at Our Lady of Mercy Elementary School in Burnaby, BC and Kylie C. a grade 8 student at Bayside Middle School in Saint John, NB. The contest, which promotes the importance of handwashing and sanitizing in K-8 schools, “drew” in nearly 800 student submissions and over 2,500 votes.
28 April 2021
Help Reduce the Spread of Infection with Hand Hygiene Tips from SC Johnson ProfessionalAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO), hand hygiene is the single most effective action to stop the spread of infection. With healthcare associated infections (HAIs) and infectious diseases posing a serious concern to healthcare institutions nationwide, it’s critical that healthcare workers continue to improve hand hygiene practices. To celebrate this year’s World Hand Hygiene Day “Seconds Save Lives, Clean Your Hands” campaign on May 5, SC Johnson Professional offers tips to help provide effective hand hygiene at the point of care.
11 April 2021
The power of hand washing with soap and water cannot be understated.While using hand sanitizer is important for preventing the spread of SARS-COV-2, the virus which can cause COVID-19, it's critical to keep regular handwashing with soap in the mix.
07 April 2021
Infection Prevention and Control Professionals – The Force Behind Stopping the Spread of InfectionsFor 15 years, Infection Prevention and Control Canada (IPAC Canada) has hosted a fundraiser, sponsored in part by SC Johnson Professional. This event, which is being hosted virtually this year, asks IPAC Canada members and their colleagues to raise money through sponsors to aid the IPAC Canada Scholarship. Continue reading to find out how this scholarship has impacted the careers of essential Infection prevention and control professionals or ICPs (also known as Infection Preventionists) contributed to their role during the pandemic, and how you can participate in the 2021 IFIC Fundraiser.