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Hand Sanitizer Is Essential During Cold & Flu Season

[fa icon="calendar"] 3/6/19 10:30 AM / by Safetec

With the cold and flu season upon us in these winter months, repeated use of hand sanitizer is essential to keeping ourselves healthy and preventing sickness during this time of the year. Regular use of hand sanitizer by employees has shown to reduce the amount of preventable healthcare claims by 24%.

Hand Sanitizer Pouches Group ImageSome hand sanitizers have shown effects of causing irritated skin with some people.

With the cold winter, the last thing we want to be dealing with is irritated skin. Irritated skin can be discomforting and even sometimes painful. Signs of this can be spotty or even uniform erythema at the contact site of the hand sanitizer along with pain and discomfort at times depending on the severity.

Safetec’s Instant Hand Sanitizer with Fresh Scent has shown no signs of irritation through clinical testing. No patients experienced any skin irritation or delayed skin irritation at all from the Instant Hand Sanitizer at any point during the trial.

Our Instant Hand Sanitizer with Fresh Scent is also effective at killing 99.9% of the most common germs to keep you healthy during the cold and flu season.

Getting sick can be devastating having to miss work and having a decreased activity in your life, especially during the winter months so have a regular use of Safetec’s Instant Hand Sanitizer with Fresh Scent to avoid getting sick and not needing to worry about skin irritation. 


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