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Eating At Your Desk – Rules Of Engagement

27 August 2015

The landscape of work has changed immensely. Work has become a lot faster paced, demanding deadlines and working in an ecosystem that can be compared to a high powered pressure cooker has contributed to many employees (and employers) to eat at their desk. While it is permissible, there is a certain ... read more

Golden Hygiene Rules for the Five Most At-Risk Office Spaces

27 May 2015

Employees spend eight or more hours a day at the workplace. It’s an environment that brings people into close proximity with each other - and the risk of infection by a plethora of pathogens. What can employees and companies do to minimise risk?   There are a number of common-sense, gol... read more

Bidvest Steiner Plays Grinch to Feed Animals This Xmas

27 May 2015

One of the country's leading hygiene services companies, Bidvest Steiner, decided not to dole out Christmas gifts last month, preferring instead to donate R30 000 worth of dog and cat food to three animal charities. The organisations that benefitted were Durban SPCA, Pug Rescue Johannesburg and Uits... read more

Reducing Across the Board Absenteeism at Independent Schools

27 May 2015

Proper use of the correct hygiene consumables appropriate to certain tasks can play a major role in reducing absenteeism amongst teachers, learners and support staff at independent schools.   That's the word from leading hygiene and related services provider, Bidvest Steiner, who says tha... read more

Enzyme Based Cleaning Well Suited to Corporate Bathrooms

27 May 2015

Enzyme-based consumables that use biological processes to eliminate bacteria are finding growing favour with South African corporates wanting to increase their usage of environmentally-friendly cleaning products.   That's according to local hygiene and related-services firm, Bidvest Stein... read more

Karabo Learners Read to Rise

27 May 2015

Educational NGO, Read to Rise, and leading hygiene services firm, Bidvest Steiner, recently visited Karabo Primary School in Naledi to view a recently-installed mini-library. Made possible with the support of Bidvest Steiner, the library aims to encourage a culture of reading amongst Karabo learners... read more

How To Clean Your Keyboard

19 May 2015

For most people, your keyboard is pretty much an extension of your hands. We spend a sizeable amount of time working on it and inevitably it is bound to get dirty or sticky. There is little that is more unpleasant than working on a filthy keyboard and you should not have to. Here are some tips that ... read more

How To Keep Your Workstation Clean

19 May 2015

A messy work station is not the most conducive environment to be productive. It can be uninspiring and it does not emit a positive reflection to your peers. Keeping your desk nice and tidy is going to not only lessen the spread of germs, it will enable you to find things easier and it will also be m... read more

Handbag Hygiene for High Flyers

9 April 2015

Unexpected hygiene dangers lurk within the polished steel and glass interiors of corporate South Africa. First there was news in 2011 that one in six cellphones is contaminated with faecal bacteria. A year later, relationship-building lunches with clients took on a new meaning as we found out that a... read more

Mythbusting the Bathroom One Stall at a Time

20 March 2015

If anyone is an expert in what we might call Bathroom Dynamics, it's the folks at Bidvest Steiner. This homegrown hygiene services provider has spent over half a century helping ensure that bathrooms at South Africa's leading public and private corporations sparkle and has collected quite a bit of i... read more

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