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

Cleanroom Classification Requirements: Design, Redesign & Compliance

May 21,2018 | by Patricia Kelly

 

Cleanroom classification is one of the most complex – yet essential – parts of designing and building a cleanroom. There are many important questions that need to be asked when planning for, designing and setting up your cleanroom.

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The Importance of Hand Hygiene in Reducing Cross Contamination

May 15,2018 | by Michele Colbert

Handwashing, employee hygiene, food safety culture

Everyone understands the importance of good hand hygiene, but the reality is that out in the real world… most people don’t understand the power of hand hygiene to reduce the spread of disease.

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Don’t let PATHOGENS wander into your Production Zones on employee shoes!

April 25,2018 | by Michele Colbert

Boot Cleanability, boot scrubbers, footwear hygiene, employee hygiene, food safety culture

Considerations for footwear hygiene protocol for production zones.

An effective Employee Hygiene Program is critical in preventing contamination of production zones and ultimately contamination of your finished product.

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Importance of Automated Employee Hygiene in Food Processing and Packaging

April 9,2018 | by Jil Di Rito

footwear hygiene, Handwashing, employee hygiene

Most food production and packaging professionals understand the importance of good hand hygiene, but how many understand the potential pitfalls of even the most strictly enforced SOP’s?

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Improve Employee Hygiene GMPs and Demo Automated Handwashing and Footwear Sanitizing Technology at IPPE

December 21,2017 | by Patricia Kelly

boot scrubbers, Handwashing, employee hygiene, food safety culture

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Meritech, manufacturer of the world’s only fully-automated, touch-free handwashing systems will exhibit at the 2018 IPPE tradeshow in Atlanta, GA Jan. 30-Feb 1 at booth # C870. Meritech will equip its booth with CleanTech fully automated handwashing and footwear sanitizing systems so attendees can experience the world’s only technology-based approach to employee hygiene.

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Meritech Promotes New Leadership in Response to Accelerated Growth

November 1,2017 | by Patricia Kelly

Insider, Newsletter

From the Left: Alison Smith and Michele Colbert 

Meritech, manufacturer of the world’s only fully automated, completely touch-free handwashing systems as well as a full line of footwear scrubbing and sanitizing equipment, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michele Colbert to President of Meritech and the simultaneous promotion of Alison Smith to Vice President of Sales. Both promotions respond to Meritech’s explosive growth in the employee hygiene industry in many markets over the past 5 years.

 
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Meritech Introduces Hand Hygiene Technology at Theme Park Expo

October 10,2017 | by Patricia Kelly

Handwashing, food safety culture

IAAPA EXPO, Nov. 13-17, 2017 Orlando, Florida

 

Golden, Colorado Meritech, manufacturer of the world’s only fully automated handwashing systems will exhibit for the first time at IAAPA Attraction Expo, Nov. 13-17 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida Booth #4278. Visitors to the Meritech booth will experience first hand the twelve-second fully-automated handwash that removes 99.98% of all dangerous pathogens and protects public health by preventing the spread of disease. Attendees will see the newest Meritech models specifically designed for the public use at theme parks, on cruise ships, in stadiums and stations and other public places.

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If you're considering taking a cruise...

April 6,2016 | by Paul Barnhill

Handwashing, Personnel Hygiene

If you're one of 22 million people setting sail on a cruise ship vacation this year, you should listen up! Even though cruise lines have taken steps recently to raise the bar on their health and sanitation practices onboard, germs always find a way in the picture when you're living in such close conditions with other travelers and crew. The last thing you want during treasured vacation time is getting sick with a case of GI or foodborne illness. Especially keep in mind that alcohol gels and wipes do NOT kill Norovirus, the leading culprit of cruiseline outbreaks. Here are a few things to think about before you take a sip of that piña colada….

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Handwashing Habits: 3 Basics of Employee Hygiene R-R-R

March 15,2016 | by Paul Barnhill

Handwashing, Personnel Hygiene

This is the first post in a series we're doing on ways your company can improve hand hygiene habits across your company, from employees on the production line to managers.

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Boot Cleanability & Hygiene

March 8,2016 | by Paul Barnhill

Personnel Hygiene, Uncategorized

Protection, comfort, and durability, are usually the main considerations when evaluating a footwear solution for your production facility, but many companies forget to consider boot design as a factor in food safety and cleanability.

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