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Survey: Take Back the Lunch Break with Tork: How Do You Stack Up?

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Taking a lunch break has been shown to boost productivity, engagement and even happiness at work, according to new research from Tork. That’s no small feat for a short break. We want to hear from you – are you reaping the benefits that come with taking lunch? Take the survey below and see where you stack up compared to 1,600 other employees surveyed in North America.

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Ambitious Targets in Essity’s New Fiber Sourcing Policy

Today 99.9% of the fresh fiber used in Essity’s products are certified or controlled, which means that our suppliers uphold and safeguard principles on biodiversity, forest conservation and indigenous people’s rights.
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May 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Essity has finalized a new Fiber Sourcing Policy, describing the company’s principles, intentions and requirements for its deliveries of fresh wood based fiber materials. The policy sets a target that all fiber raw material in Essity’s products will be certified.

Today, May 5th, is World Hand Hygiene Day!

Think hygiene. Act to prevent. Care for patients. Sepsis can be prevented.
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World Hand Hygiene Day is May 5th. This day reminds us that hand hygiene is important today, and every day. And it is especially important in healthcare settings where hand hygiene reduces the risk of patients contracting infections and developing sepsis. Download our Infographic to share with staff!

Sepsis Can Be Prevented on World Hand Hygiene Day, May 5th and Every Day!

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“With up to two in every five cases of HAIs caused by cross-infection via the hands of health care workers, World Hand Hygiene Day is an opportunity to remind and inspire health-care professionals about how critical hand hygiene is to help reduce healthcare-associated infections,” says Carolyn Berland, Senior Scientist at Essity.

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“With up to two in every five cases of HAIs caused by cross-infection via the hands of health care workers, World Hand Hygiene Day is an opportunity to remind and inspire health-care professionals about how critical hand hygiene is to help reduce healthcare-associated infections,” says Carolyn Berland, Senior Scientist at Essity.

Increased Awareness Around Sepsis Can Save Lives!

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Each year sepsis causes on average six million deaths worldwide. It is the primary cause of death from infection and is more common than heart attacks. This is why the Private Organization for Patient Safety and the World Health Organization (WHO) have centered the theme for this year’s May 5th World Hand Hygiene Day on the ways of preventing sepsis through appropriate hand hygiene.

Earth Day Essity Style

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Essity Employees from all around the country participated in Earth Day activities to help their communities!

Here are some of the ways that we are helping to make the world a better place…

Barton employees, "The Litter Getters," worked hard last week with some roadside pickup, filling eight contractor-size garbage bags with trash!

Georgeanne Hall from our South Glens Falls location taught first graders about recycling, and led a tickle plant potting activity with fourth grade students.

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Boost Industrial Safety and Productivity with a “Culture of Clean”

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Industrial workers aren’t afraid to “get down and dirty” on the job – but they’ll be happier, safer and more productive if their work environments are equipped to be kept as clean as can be.

Creating Long-Term Success in Long-Term Care

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How much of a challenge is long-term care in our society? The numbers speak for themselves: half of all people turning 65 now will need long-term care (LTC) in their lifetimes. That translates to 15 million people by 2050, more than twice the current number.

In any challenge, of course, lies opportunity for diligent, creative and committed participants. Long-term care providers are increasingly looking to how both they and their residents can enjoy the most successful outcomes possible in the future. Recent research indicates that the wisest will concentrate in three arenas:

How to Boost Industrial Safety and Productivity with a “Culture of Clean”

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Industrial workers aren’t afraid to “get down and dirty” on the job – but they’ll be happier, safer and more productive if their work environments are equipped to be kept as clean as can be.

How Your Auto Shop Can Make More from an Overlooked $300 Billion Market

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You may be staring right at a $300 billion auto service and repair market opportunity, but not seeing it at all: women. Your competitors are starting to take note, though, which means either you do the same, or you give away your share of what is now an essential source of auto shop revenue.

Pep Boys, for instance, has retooled 800 locations with new amenities, and a renewed emphasis on service and transparency, partly due to what women demand. Their CEO puts it this way: “Women have different, and higher, expectations.”

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