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Paul Barnhill

Paul Barnhill

Paul Barnhill is Chief Operations Officer and head Engineer at Meritech, the leader in automated employee hygiene. He has over 28 years of experience working with professionals in food manufacturing, healthcare, and foodservice to understand the challenges they face when creating hygiene programs and how to overcome these obstacles through education and automated technologies. Helping food processing and packaging facilities produce safe and healthy products through hygiene excellence is a passion for him and he often speaks on best practices in hand hygiene, footwear sanitation, and the science behind pathogen removal.

Recent Posts by Paul Barnhill:

by Paul Barnhill, on March 6,2015

Food Safety Audits - What To Do Next? When an internal food safety audit reveals holes in your safety and sanitation processes, take heart. Considering the frequency of foodborne illness …

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Topics:Food Processing

by Paul Barnhill, on January 20,2015

It’s the height of flu season, and just trying to avoid coughing co-workers in the office or plant facility may not be enough to stave off a case of the …

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Topics:Hand Hygiene Resources

by Paul Barnhill, on December 19,2014

According to the American Association of Port Authorities and the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association, cruises are a $37.85 billion industry in the United States, with the annual number of cruise passengers …

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Topics:Public & Commercial Use

by Paul Barnhill, on December 4,2014

The Unhealthy Habit There are few items more ubiquitous than the little bottle of hand sanitizer clipped to a purse or student backpack, the big jug of it in the …

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Topics:Hand Hygiene ResourcesPublic & Commercial Use

by Paul Barnhill, on November 26,2014

Hands and History The definition of hygiene would be different in each century you go back to over the course of human history. For a Roman of the first century, …

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Topics:Hand Hygiene Resources

by Paul Barnhill, on October 16,2014

With the explosive growth in the spread of Norovirus and other pathogens, the role of the team lead or manager in the food chain supply and logistics field has expanded …

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Topics:Public & Commercial Use

by Paul Barnhill, on October 7,2014

We all remember what we learned in elementary school: Wash your hands before eating and after using the bathroom. It's as adults that we let important lessons slide or take …

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Topics:Hand Hygiene Resources