A Numerical Snapshot of America's Hand Washing and Restroom Habits

Posted by Steve Thielke on Apr 12, 2018 10:00:00 AM

 

For the past nine years, Bradley Corp. has been conducting the Healthy Hand Washing Survey to track America’s beliefs, preferences and behaviors in public restrooms.

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Topics: healthy handwashing

'Tis the Season to Fight the Flu

Posted by Steve Thielke on Feb 16, 2018 10:00:00 AM

This year’s flu season is one for the history books thanks to tough-to-fight flu virus strains, such as the elusive H3N2. While this season’s flu vaccination is reportedly only 30% effective it is still highly recommended by the CDC for lessening the severity of symptoms.

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Topics: healthy handwashing

The Halo Effect of Unappetizing Restrooms in Restaurants

Posted by Steve Thielke on Nov 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Does a dirty restroom make you lose your appetite?

If you answered “yes,” you are in good company. A whopping 89% of Americans believe that if a restaurant has a dirty restroom, it is likely that the restaurant’s kitchen is also dirty. Apparently, the cleanliness relationship between restaurant restrooms and kitchens is a little too close for comfort for many of us, according to Bradley’s latest Healthy Hand Washing Survey .

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Topics: healthy handwashing, restrooms

Do Your Workplace Restrooms Work for You?

Posted by Steve Thielke on Sep 19, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Employers might ask themselves whether their company's restroom "works" for its employees. 

On the bright side, two-thirds of American workers describe their restrooms as “excellent” or “very good,” according to Bradley’s latest Healthy Hand Washing Survey.

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Topics: hand washing, healthy handwashing, commercial restrooms

Germ-Proof School Restrooms

Posted by Steve Thielke on Sep 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

This time of year, students of all ages are congregating and settling back into schools and university facilities – and so are pesky germs. Inevitably, more germs lead to more colds and flus for students and staff. 

It’s no wonder three-fourths of K-12 parents report their children missed at least one day of school due to a cold or flu – most missing at least two or three days – according to Bradley’s Healthy Hand Washing Survey.

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Topics: handwashing, healthy handwashing, school restroom

Restroom Confidential (Part 2) - 5 More things we do - and wish businesses would do - in public restrooms

Posted by Steve Thielke on Aug 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Bradley’s annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey illuminates how Americans think and operate in commercial restrooms… and how they wish companies would do a better job at maintaining their restrooms.

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Restroom Confidential: 5 things we do - and don't do - in public restrooms

Posted by Steve Thielke on Jul 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

To keep a pulse on American’s preferences, behaviors and actions in public restrooms, Bradley conducts an annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey.

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Topics: healthy handwashing

The State of Public Handwashing in America... More By the Numbers

Posted by Steve Thielke on May 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The State of Public Hand Washing in America… More By the Numbers

 The results are in from Bradley Corp.’s latest annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey. Bradley looked at everything from American’s hand washing beliefs and behaviors to public restroom likes and dislikes… and everything in between.  

Which numbers surprise you most?

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Topics: healthy handwashing

The State of Public Hand Washing in America... By the Numbers

Posted by Steve Thielke on Apr 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The results are in from Bradley Corp.’s latest annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey. Bradley looked at everything from American’s hand washing beliefs and behaviors to public restroom likes and dislikes… and everything in between. 

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Topics: healthy handwashing

Interpreting the Secret Business Language of Restrooms

Posted by Steve Thielke on Mar 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Business owners know that the condition of public restrooms can make or break customer experiences. They can also become significant business detractors– or ringing business endorsements because the state of restrooms speaks volumes about rest of the establishment.

To better understand these customer perceptions, Bradley Corp. set out to pinpoint American’s biggest public restroom pain points in its latest Healthy Hand Washing Survey. An overwhelming majority named the following circumstances as “Extremely or Very Aggravating” in restrooms:

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Topics: healthy handwashing

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