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eHA PRESS RELEASE: World Hand Hygiene Day 2021 #HandHygiene

World Hand Hygiene Day 2021: Countries Lift Ban on Electric Hand Dryers in Public Restrooms

Bruxelles/Overseas 5 May 2021 – On WHO’s World Day of Hand Hygiene, 5th May, the electric Handdryer Association (eHA), the official body that represents the global hand dryer industry, points out the importance of proper hand hygiene and welcomes several countries’ decisions to lift bans on electric hand dryers in public restrooms and workplaces.

It has been proven that hand dryers do not spread the COVID-19 virus. As such, last spring, the UK government was first to announce exactly this, with the Spanish government following closely behind in easing regulations on the use of hand dryers in public places.

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eHA PRESS RELEASE: DAN DRYER A/S Joins eHA as Regular Member

Berlin/Brussels/Denmark – 18 January 2021 – In recent months, hygienic hands have been heavily associated with staying healthy during the global COVID-19 pandemic and electric hand drying has been recommend by WHO as one of the most effective and safe ways to complete the hand washing process. The electric Handdrying Association’s (eHA), which is made up of hand drying firms across the globe, is not only committed to promoting good hand hygiene, but also fighting false information on the internet – and now the growing organization is pleased to announce a new member and manufacturer of electric hand dryers.

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eHA PRESS RELEASE: New Study from University of Arizona | Researchers Find Hand Dryers and Paper Towels to Be Equally Hygienic

Tucson (Arizona)/Brussels September 2020 – Health organizations worldwide agree that proper handwashing and drying can prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Now, renowned researchers at the University of Arizona have concluded that there is “no data to support any human health claims relative to hand dryers versus paper towel use.” Their scoping review, Comparison of Electric Hand Dryers and Paper Towels for Hand Hygiene: A Critical Review of the Literature, was recently published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology.

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PRESS RELEASE: eHA officially commenced its mission

Berlin/Bruxelles/Overseas 26th July 2018 – The electric Handdryer Association (eHA) has officially commenced its mission to promote all relevant electric hand drying interests worldwide.

The eHA’s founding members, consisting of renowned global hand dryer manufacturers, came together at the InterClean Amsterdam, the largest professional cleaning exhibition, to officially launch the organisation after a fruitful discussion.

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