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How to Prevent Your Employees from Catching the Flu, at the Sink & Beyond

How to Prevent Your Employees from Catching the Flu, at the Sink & Beyond

The flu season this year is being characterized as more intense than any since the 2009 swine flu pandemic, with more people seeking medical help for flu-like symptoms and a high rate of hospitalization among those who fall ill.

Here’s what you can do about it at your company to protect your employees from catching the flu, at the sink and beyond.

Flu Shots: Not Enough

Flu shots are the first line of defense. Their effectiveness, however, depends on how well matched the vaccine is to the strain responsible for the outbreak, which can be difficult to determine in advance. …

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How to Reduce Sick Days This Cold & Flu Season

How to Reduce Sick Days This Cold & Flu Season

Winter is here and so is cold and flu season. What’s worse is that there’s a new strain of norovirus circulating, which can cause intestinal discomfort and is running rampant across Chicago now. Restrooms, doorknobs, elevator buttons – it seems everywhere there’s a potential for infection.

However, with the right supplies, Roscoe will help you combat sickness during the chilly months with a range of products to keep you healthy.

Flu Shots: Not Enough

Flu shots are usually the first line of defense against winter illness. However, medical personnel are forced to guess which flu strains will be active the …

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Your Source for Restroom & Hygiene Products

Your Source for Restroom & Hygiene Products

How many times have you been in a restroom where the toilet tissue dispenser was empty, the toilet seat was wet or dirty, or there was no soap for washing your hands or towels for drying?

Don’t like using hand air dryers that simply intake and circulate air from restrooms?

Like the opportunity to cleanse your hands, even if a sink and soap are not available? Ever enter a room where the smell was less than desirable?

Are you the person in charge of running to Sam’s or Walgreens to replenish your hygiene supplies, and if yes, how much …

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Defend Your Workplace Against Illness

While some have the luxury of almost never getting sick, 98% of workers are affected by minor illnesses each year. Spending about eight hours every day, in the same space, touching the same appliances, machinery, buttons, handles and surfaces as your peers will affect even the toughest of immune systems.

There are certain areas in an office that contain the greatest number of germs:

  • 75% of break room sink faucet handles
  • 48% of microwave door handles
  • 27% of keyboards
  • 26% of refrigerator door handles
  • 23% of water fountain buttons
  • 21% of vending machine buttons

Everyone is aware that washing your …

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