Meritech's Blog on Automated Handwashing, Hygiene Tips, Industry News & More!

by Joe Johnson, on July 1,2020

The importance of personal hygiene has been preached for a long time. From a young age you learn that it's important to wash your hands, brush your teeth, and bathe …

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by Meritech, on June 29,2020

At Meritech we partner with our customers to make the world a healthier, safer place by reducing the spread of pathogens at their facility. We not only do this through …

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by Meritech, on June 18,2020

At Meritech, we believe that in order to create a healthier, safer world we must redefine human hygiene. We know that this is an ambitious goal, and in order to …

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by Joe Johnson, on June 16,2020

The majority of personal hygiene practices rely heavily on human behavior. During a manual hand hygiene event the user must perform 12 steps executed for the correct amount of time …

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by Joe Johnson, on June 12,2020

The foodservice industry has used gloves for decades in back-of-house operations, but today you are seeing more and more front of house employees wearing gloves. It’s important to follow proper …

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Topics:Food Service & Retaileagle protect content

by Paul Barnhill, on June 5,2020

What is a Captive Footwear Program? A captive footwear program is truly the precipice of great footwear hygiene practices at any organization. “Captive” or “Zoned” footwear is a subcategory of …

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Topics:Footwear Hygiene ResourcesFood Processing

by Meritech, on May 29,2020

A University of Arizona study determined that 96% of shoes held Coliform and E. coli bacteria. Imagine this entering your production zones. Footwear hygiene is undoubtedly one of the most …

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Topics:Footwear Hygiene Resources

by Paul Barnhill, on May 28,2020

Choosing Footwear that is Easily Cleaned and Sanitized Not only is the hygiene method a key part of any footwear hygiene program, but the type of footwear used at your …

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Topics:Footwear Hygiene Resources

by Joe Johnson, on May 27,2020

A hand hygiene culture is a unified mindset across the organization that puts health and safety at the forefront of everything done within the business, both physically and mentally. If …

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Topics:Hand Hygiene Resources

by Joe Johnson, on May 20,2020

Multi-user sinks are a very common manual or semi-automated hand wash station. These are attractive to business owners because of their ability to handle a high volume of workers very …

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Topics:Hand Hygiene Resources