Welcome to The Wash, your trusted resource for the latest and greatest in public health and hygiene, where we will tackle topics like hand hygiene, best practices in footwear sanitization, creating an employee hygiene program, and more!
An effective shoe sanitizing program is critical in preventing employee work shoes from contaminating food production zones and ultimately finished food products. In this blog, we'll explore why standard practices for shoe sanitation in food safety don't work and what you can do to implement a footwear hygiene program that keeps pathogens from entering your food production zones.
Choosing the Best Work Boots to Use with Boot Scrubbers
Protection, comfort and durability are typically the main considerations when first evaluating a footwear solution for your food production facility. However, many companies forget to consider boot design as a crucial factor when implementing a successful footwear hygiene program for food safety. In this blog post, we'll review what types of footwear are best to use with boot scrubbers and which work boots to avoid in order to reduce the spread of pathogens in your food production facility.
Clean room classification is one of the most complex – yet essential – parts of designing and building a clean room. There are many important questions that need to be asked when planning for, designing and setting up your clean room. In this blog we explain how hygiene automation equipment can reduce or eliminate the risk of cross-contamination and bioburden while meeting clean room design requirements.
Meritech’s newest addition to their line of fully automated footwear sanitizing systems, the Sole Clean Dry Step, is a fully automated footwear sanitizing system designed for dry and semi-dry production facilities.
Meritech’s newest addition to their line of fully automated hand and footwear sanitizing systems, the ProTech XV, is a bi-directional walk-through system designed to handle large groups of employees entering and exiting production areas.
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.
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?
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.
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.