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Almost every business that relies on children as customers thinks so – to some extent anyway. Many large businesses use the increased levels of legislation to sell products and services that increase cost and reduce convenience when it could so simply be reversed. In the......

With a background in play-sector hygiene and a 3-year-old daughter suffering a hand dryer phobia, entrepreneurial mum Susan Coghill set about finding a solution that could make hand-washing fun. The launch of Puff the Magic Dryer at the Nuremberg Toy Fair in February marked the......

Puff the Magic Dryer uses innovative technology that circulates twice as much air around the hands as standard dryers, and dries hands in under 17 seconds – meaning less electricity is used, less impact on the environment, and electricity bills are kept down. In addition......

Good practise starts with good facilities, especially in the washroom areas, both staff and children’s. It is important that everyone who enters the nursery understands their responsibilities and that starts with proper hand washing. There are four simple rules to ensure that the biggest risk,......

We appreciate that no two children with a neurodevelopmental condition will have the same anxiety issues. All the senses can be affected and we know that noise issues are one of the biggest factors.  We cannot (yet) make a silent hand dryer – possibly one......

The current media onslaught surrounding the high profile H1N1 flu strain may in a positive way help to re-emphasise the priority of hand washing and hygiene within the pre-school environment. All children should be taught to wash their hands properly but as important is when......

Hygiene tips for the great outdoors With spring holidays upon us already, and now that all of the main UK attractions have opened their doors for the season, there is no shortage of activities to be had in the great outdoors. If you are out......

The gloves are off. In one corner we have Health Protection Scotland. In the other corner is The Secret Garden, a small outdoor nursery that just want to allow children to enjoy all that is great about the outdoors. In the middle, or more aptly,......

Puff’s mission: to promote good hand hygiene practice Anyone with kids, or who works with kids, knows it can be difficult to get children to wash their hands at the best of times. Puff’s mission is to encourage children to wash their hands properly. The......