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Neglect of Public Restrooms on the Rise
Business
Friday March 4 2016

Neglect of Public Restrooms on the Rise

According to a survey that tracks attitudes toward restroom facilities, almost 70 per cent report having a particularly unpleasant experience in a public restroom due to...

Blaming Dirty Children ‘an Insult’
Environment
Friday March 4 2016

Blaming Dirty Children ‘an Insult’

Blaming water quality issues at the new Elizabeth Quay water park on dirty children is a "red herring", the West Australian opposition says.

How Rubber Flooring Can Enhance Healthcare Environments
Public
Tuesday March 1 2016

How Rubber Flooring Can Enhance Healthcare Environments

While not an obvious choice as a flooring material from the perspective aesthetics or fashionable trends, rubber possesses significant advantages when to indoor environments where a...

Don’t Touch the Door Handle
Public
Friday January 8 2016

Don’t Touch the Door Handle

We’ve all been there – using our foot, elbow or paper towel to open a public door in a bid to “save” ourselves from infection.

Bathroom Design for Germaphobes
Business
Tuesday June 2 2015

Bathroom Design for Germaphobes

Many of us fear and avoid public bathrooms due to the germ factor.

Healthcare Design to Combat Infection
Public
Tuesday March 31 2015

Healthcare Design to Combat Infection

The focus on infection control and prevention in healthcare design is intensifying.

Jet Hand Dryers Perhaps not as Filthy as Feared
Strata
Tuesday January 20 2015

Jet Hand Dryers Perhaps not as Filthy as Feared

A leading microbiologist has disputed the findings of a recent academic report from the UK claiming that hi-tech jet hand dryers can facilitate the spread of...

Ebola Continues to Rampage Through the Holidays
Business
Wednesday December 24 2014

Ebola Continues to Rampage Through the Holidays

Western broadsheets are no longer "front paging" Ebola.

Jet Hand Dryers Could Be Hives of Bacteria
Strata
Wednesday December 17 2014

Jet Hand Dryers Could Be Hives of Bacteria

Hi-tech hand dryers could facilitate the spread of pathogens in restrooms by sending germs and bacteria flying through the air.