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    01 February 2021

    SC Johnson Professional Announces Top 10 Finalists in Happy Hands Contest!

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Feb. 1, 2021 –   SC Johnson Professional revealed the finalists of this year’s Happy Hands dispenser design contest, which promotes the importance of hand washing and sanitizing at school. From a germ-busting soap dispenser to a rocket ship “blasting off” germs into space, the public can now choose their favorite soap dispenser design by K-12 students across the U.S.
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    28 January 2021

    Avoiding Frequent Handwashing Woes

    Handwashing is an integral part of reducing the spread of germs. However, increased handwashing coupled with low temperatures and humidity can result in skin dryness, irritation, itching and even cracking or bleeding. These skin reactions are referred to as irritant contact dermatitis (ICD) [1].
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    05 January 2021

    Windex® Multi-Surface Cleaners Now Approved for use on Plexiglas® Acrylic Sheet and Other Surfaces*

    Charlotte, N.C. – January 5, 2021 – SC Johnson Professional, a total solutions provider for industrial, institutional and healthcare users, announced some of its Windex® multi-surface cleaners are now available to clean more than just glass. The solutions have been tested and approved for use on Plexiglas® MC and G Grade Acrylic Sheets, which are most commonly used as safety shields.
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  • 18 November 2020

    ISSA Recognizes SC Johnson as the 2020 Hygieia Network Member of the Year

    SC Johnson today announced it has been recognized as the ISSA 2020 Hygieia Network Member of the Year. The award recognizes an ISSA Hygieia Network member’s involvement in activities that provide resources and support to encourage women in the cleaning industry to accelerate their careers and foster inclusivity.
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    02 November 2020

    The Holiday Guest That No One Invited – Foodborne Illness

    When people think of the holidays, the focus is on the time spent gathering with family, friends and colleagues to celebrate the ‘most wonderful time of year.’ While most are centering on the happy aspect of the holiday celebrations, the possibility of foodborne illness grows if food service handlers aren’t properly washing their hands or sanitizing food preparation services.
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    25 September 2020

    The History of Happy Hands

    Happy Hands, a contest that asks students in the 50 United States and District of Columbia attending K-12 schools to design a soap dispenser that conveys the importance of proper hand hygiene in a creative manner, kicked off August 15. 
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    03 September 2020

    Registration is Now Open for SC Johnson Professional’s 2020 Happy Hands Contest

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — August 15, 2020 –  Ready, set, DRAW! Registration for SC Johnson Professional’s Happy Hands dispenser design contest is now open.
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    20 August 2020

    Stay Safe with Mosquito Awareness

    World Mosquito Day, August 20, is a commemoration of the historic discovery that female mosquitos transmit malaria between humans, laying the foundation for scientists all over the world to better understand mosquito-human disease transmission.
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    13 August 2020

    Back to School Tips for a Successful and Clean School Year

    When preparing to reopen, facility managers should take a wholistic approach to maintain a safe and healthy environment. From installing additional hand hygiene stations to properly cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces, consider the following best practices to help with a successful start to the new school year:
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  • Floor Care News & Views article Image

    12 May 2020

    Floorcare Blues – When to Strip, Scrub or Recoat

    Floors tend to experience the most wear and tear within a building. Well-maintained floors can generate a positive experience for customers and give unity to a facility. Knowing how to properly care for floors after long periods of high traffic and inclement weather is key in promoting a positive brand image and protecting one of a building’s most expensive assets – its floors.
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  • Practice good Hand Hygiene Article Image

    05 May 2020

    How to Practice Safe Hand Hygiene

    May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day, which is a global call for workers across all industries to slow the spread of germs by handwashing. Proper handwashing includes using soap, water and washing for at least 20 seconds. A 2011 study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found that washing with soap and water can reduce the presence of bacteria associated with diarrheal disease by up to 23% and slow the spread of harmful bacteria from fecal origin.
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    29 April 2020

    The State of the Heavy-Duty Hand Cleanser

    Industrial workers frequently come into contact with a variety of contaminants and dirt, resulting in need of regular daily handwashing. Constant handwashing can lead to dehydrated and cracked skin, early symptoms of a common condition known as dermatitis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 90-95% of occupational skin disorders are related to contact dermatitis, with irritant contact dermatitis (ICD) accounting for 80% of cases.
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