Prevent the transmission of harmful pathogens with our range of premium hand sanitiser products.
Hand hygiene is a simple act – yet one that can save the lives of your patients and staff. Regular hand hygiene has never been more important, but poorly formulated hand sanitisers are wreaking havoc on our hands. This is where Bactol® steps in – with effective cleaning, balanced by emollients leaving skin feeling soft and healthy.
“Hands are the main pathways of germ transmission during health care,” according to the World Health Organisation. “Hand hygiene is therefore the most important measure to avoid the transmission of harmful germs and prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).”
Whiteley understands the importance of hand hygiene and has developed a range of products and educational programs to reduce the spread of HAIs. The Whiteley hand sanitiser range includes Bactol Clear and Bactol Blue, both 70% ethanol formulations and are manufactured in Australia.
In the absence of soap and water, alcohol-based sanitisers are an effective and convenient way to reduce the transmission of harmful pathogens. Our range of hand sanitiser products are formulated to keep workplaces safe and encourage regular use, following best-practice guidelines outlined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on effective hand hygiene.
Use of hand sanitiser is recommended throughout day-to-day activities, especially coming into contact with high touch areas in healthcare.
Hand Hygiene Tips
Good hand hygiene is critical in preventing the spread of germs and there are 5 simple steps you can take to improve compliance:
Answer: Hand sanitiser is a liquid or gel that is used to disinfect hands and kill germs, including bacteria. It typically contains alcohol or another active ingredient that helps to destroy germs on contact.
Answer: Hand sanitiser works by killing germs on contact. The alcohol or other active ingredient in the sanitiser breaks down the cell walls of the germs, effectively destroying them.
Answer: The benefits of using hand sanitiser include reducing the spread of germs and helping to prevent the transmission of illnesses. Hand sanitiser is also convenient and easy to use, making it a great option when soap and water are not readily available.
Answer: Hand sanitiser should be used when soap and water are not available, such as when you are out in public or travelling. It’s also a good idea to use hand sanitiser before and after eating, after using the restroom, and after coughing or sneezing.
Answer: The frequency of hand sanitiser use depends on your individual circumstances. In general, it’s a good idea to use hand sanitiser frequently throughout the day, especially when you are in public or around other people.
Answer: Hand sanitiser is effective against many germs, including bacteria It’s important to use hand sanitiser in conjunction with other preventative measures, such as social distancing and regular hand washing, to reduce the spread of illness.