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Habits of hygiene:

Understanding the implications of office hygiene and handwashing habits

Initial, the global leader in hygiene solutions, commissioned a survey of 5,000 office workers in five markets around the world to get a better understanding of the state of hand washing in office environments

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Hand hygiene and office habits

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

Global reach, local expertise


Initial is the world's leading hygiene company, with 38,000 employees helping customers in over 65 countries around the world manage hygiene risk, create safer business environments and healthier and more hygienic workplaces to safeguard brand reputation, staff and end-users. 

Habits of hygiene:

Understanding the implications of office hygiene and handwashing habits

Initial, the global leader in hygiene solutions, commissioned a survey of 5,000 office workers in five markets around the world to get a better understanding of the state of hand washing in office environments

Download now

Hand hygiene and office habits

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

Global reach, local expertise


Initial is the world's leading hygiene company, with 38,000 employees helping customers in over 65 countries around the world manage hygiene risk, create safer business environments and healthier and more hygienic workplaces to safeguard brand reputation, staff and end-users.

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