Health and Safety Tips

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  • Not washing your hands is the key ingredient in stopping the spread of bacteria.
  • University of Auckland scientists found moisture left on the hands mobilises bacteria and acts as a germ highway allowing high numbers of bacteria to be transferred by touch contact.
  • The research showed that careful drying of hands reduced more than 99% of the bacteria.
  • It also found drying with paper towels for 10 secs removed 80% of bacteria while hot air blowers needed 45 seconds to remove only 60%.
  • Wear a mask when dealing with mulch. Aspergilus (Farmers Lung) and Rhizerpus (Tree Loppers Lung) are real threats to our health.