Infection Prevention & Control

How we test for germs

Hygicult swabs are pressed against the door handle and then placed in an incubator for 24 hours. If there is bacteria present they will form into visible colonies.

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How we test Door Handles

The Handle Hygiene Door handle Sanitizing System was designed to help prevent and/or reduce the spread of germs from door handles.

Door handles, especially toilet door handles, are a well documented source of harmful bacteria that cause the spread of serious infection.

The System is a simple mechanical device ( requires no batteries or power supply ) that fits easily to existing doors and operates in conjunction with the opening and closing motions of the door – ensuring reliability and effectiveness every time the door is used – guaranteeing a safer and cleaner door handle.

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