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People Feel Unsafe Using Public Restrooms with Air Dryers, New Study Finds

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COVID-19 is shaping new attitudes and behaviors among people, especially a growing awareness of health risks associated with hygiene in public spaces. According to a new international study from Tork®, an Essity brand, nearly eight out of ten people surveyed in North America feel more unsafe going to facilities with unhygienic public restrooms today than before the pandemic - and 33% of these respondents say they feel unsafe entering a restroom equipped with air dryers.

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COVID-19 is shaping new attitudes and behaviors among people, especially a growing awareness of health risks associated with hygiene in public spaces. According to a new international study from Tork®, an Essity brand, nearly eight out of ten people surveyed in North America feel more unsafe going to facilities with unhygienic public restrooms today than before the pandemic - and 33% of these respondents say they feel unsafe entering a restroom equipped with air dryers.

New Ecolab Program Delivers Comprehensive, Science-Based Solution for Clean and Safe Environments as Businesses Work to Regain Consumer Confidence

Program leverages the latest science, innovation and public health expertise to help ensure a high standard of cleanliness and consumer trust
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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and infection prevention solutions and services, today launched the Ecolab Science Certified Program. Using a comprehensive, science-based approach, Ecolab Science Certified combines advanced chemistry with new public health training and audit verification to deliver a high standard of cleanliness for public health and food safety required due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ecolab Science Certified Program strengthens consumer confidence by:

Domtar Personal Care Helps Reimagine Active Aging After COVID-19

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Senior adults, as well as their families, advocates and caregivers, are looking for ways to live healthy, active lives during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. This global outbreak has forced senior living communities to change how they operate, from cleaning routines and visitor policies to shared meals and social activities. So what will active aging look like in a post-COVID-19 world?

FedEx Logistics Helps in the Fight Against COVID-19 by Distributing Personal Protective Equipment to Hospitals throughout Latin America

Almost 1 million face masks already shipped to front-line workers
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. June 11, 2020 /3BL Media/– FedEx Logistics, Inc., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), is providing essential supply chain services to support the fight against COVID-19. FedEx is supplying Medline personal protective equipment (PPE) from a FedEx Logistics facility located in the Panama Pacifico Free Trade Zone and Panama, to hospitals in South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

10 Tips for Operating Construction Sites During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In the era of COVID-19, construction companies across America are trying to find the best way forward. There are a host of new challenges that every construction organization has to deal with.

COVID-19: 7 Steps to Plan for Re-Entering the Workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges and created questions about what life in the office will look like going forward
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Many of our clients are asking the same questions that we are internally: How do we effectively plan, communicate and execute new guidelines that follow health and government guidelines for all our offices and employees when we are all experiencing different stages of this pandemic?

We have decided to share the beginning steps of CRB’s approach to re-entering the workplace to help those that are looking for guidance during this time. Our plan is outlined in a three-phased approach to cautiously return to the workplace.

The Road to a Vaccine, Ep. 8: What Two Renowned Virus Hunters Want Us to Know About COVID-19

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This new eight-episode educational video series will examine the latest efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the complex process of developing a vaccine.

Each week our host Lisa Ling will talk to leading scientists and researchers, healthcare workers on the front lines and public health experts around the world working collaboratively to help bring an end to the deadly pandemic.

United Turns Old Uniforms Into Masks for Employees

Airline upcycles employee uniforms into 7,500 face coverings for airport operations workers on the front line at San Francisco International
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CHICAGO, May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/– United Airlines delivered 7,500 face coverings over the past week to front line employees at San Francisco International Airport and the airline’s San Francisco Maintenance Base that were made from 12,284 pounds of uniforms United upcycled.

'NEXT Coalition' of Leading U.S. Engineering and Construction Firms Challenges Industry to Enhance Health, Safety Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

‘Construction Safety Challenge’ seeks rapidly deployable, scalable innovations that address outbreak-related challenges today with an eye towards future
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (27 May 2020) /3BL Media/ – While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced shutdowns of many global businesses, a coalition of leading critical infrastructure and construction companies has banded together to launch the “NEXT Coalition” to promote and share industry safety best practices.

Menstrual Health Is Essential to “Build Back Better” Beyond COVID-19

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Menstrual Hygiene Day this year (May 28) holds particular significance. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing challenges related to menstrual health and hygiene and is set to deepen inequities for women and girls around the world.

In the latest FSG blog, Laura Amaya shares why #ItsTimeForAction on #MHH.

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