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The transmission of pathogens on the hands of healthcare workers is the most common cause of cross infection. It occurs directly from patient contact, or indirectly via contact with the environment. Therefore, hand hygiene is considered to be one of the most important procedures in the prevention of cross contamination and cross infection.The importance of good hand hygiene should be emphasised in homes as well as hospitals and care homes. Hand washing falls into three main categorie

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Latex gloves are one of the key items available on the Brosch Direct site, they are one of the most important supplies required by a number of different industries, including the medical industry. Their purpose is to keep both the wearer and the item/person they are dealing with clean and safe from infections or harmful substances. Now, you may work with latex gloves on a daily basis or they might feature in your

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Introducing robust infection control procedures are undoubtedly the most import way to prevent cross contamination. Addressing infection control issues and introducing infection control measures is vital in all care homes, businesses and public areas as well as healthcare settings.

The top five infection control methods include (but are not limited to) the following:

Hand Washing
Hand

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Disinfectants and antiseptics do the same thing – they kill bacteria very rapidly on contact. Disinfectants generally kill bacteria on non-living surfaces like floors and inanimate objects. Antiseptics are used to kill bacteria on the skins of humans and animals.

Sterilisation kills or removes all living organisms, including viruses, bacteria and cells, from an object. Sterilizatio

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For generations, hand-washing with soap and water has been considered an important measure of personal hygiene. The concept of cleansing hands with an antiseptic agent probably emerged in the early 19th Century – in as early as 1822 a French pharmacist demonstrated that solutions containing chlorides of lime and soda could eradicate the foul odours associated with human corpses, and thus was used as disinfectants and antiseptics.

In fact, studies carried out in the late 19th C

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In many industries, nitrile gloves are overtaking their latex counterparts as the front runners for protection in the workplace. They offer a multitude of advantages, namely benefitting those with latex allergies and also being capable of enduring tougher temperatures and conditions. If you are considering making the move to nitrile, then read through this guide to determine if it is right for you…

What are nitrile gloves?

Nitrile gloves are made

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