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Why You Should Avoid Door Handle Germs
January 20, 2021 Mike Sewell

Why You Should Avoid Door Handle Germs

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought increased attention and study around the ways diseases and infections are transmitted. One such transmittal source is fomites. Fomites are an issue in indoor settings where multiple people touch common surfaces. Despite multiple ways to avoid them, there's only one truly effective way to avoid them.
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  • Will I lose my balance while using StepNpull?
    May 28, 2020 Mike Sewell

    Will I lose my balance while using StepNpull?

    Opening a door with your foot may sound unnatural at first. Some who have not tried may expect to lose their balance. While this may be true with other foot-activated devices on the market it’s not the case with StepNpull, and here’s why…

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  • 5 Steps to Safely Reopen From COVID-19 Lockdown
    May 21, 2020 Mike Sewell

    5 Steps to Safely Reopen From COVID-19 Lockdown

    After two months of quarantines and stay-at-home orders, governments are slowly lifting restrictions. People are emerging from their COVID-19 hibernation. Businesses are cautiously reopening.

    Over the next several months, stores will invite customers back inside, though not all at once. Temporarily shuttered service providers will be allowed to reopen provided they adhere to new safety requirements.

    Employees who spent the last two months working exclusively from home will return to their cubicles in the offices they share with dozens, hundreds, or thousands of co-workers.

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  • Is StepNpull ADA Compliant?
    April 14, 2020 Mike Sewell

    Is StepNpull ADA Compliant?

    A common question that arises when people are discussing our sanitary foot-operated door opener is one regarding ADA Compliance. "Does our foot operated door pull meet ADA Compliance Guidelines? And is it important?" In short, if you are a business of any kind your facility should meet minimum accessibility for your employees, customers, and anyone else who could walk through your doors.

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  • Why ADA Accessible Compliant Door Pulls Matter
    February 19, 2020 Mike Sewell

    Why ADA Accessible Compliant Door Pulls Matter

    In today’s world, it’s important to accommodate everyone that could try to enter your facility. Accessibility is commonly overlooked, but is easily manageable. Offering ADA accessible and compliant door pulls, adjusting the door closer and even the swing speed are all easy modifications businesses can make to ensure they meet ADA compliance requirements. 

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  • Flu-related Illnesses On The Rise
    January 11, 2020 Mike Sewell

    Flu-related Illnesses On The Rise

    CDC estimates that so far this season, there have been up to 7.3 million illnesses, 3.5 million medical visits, and 84,000 hospitalizations related to #flu.

    This is the first time CDC has released prelim in-season disease burden estimates.

    The following data and report is sourced from the CDC.gov website.

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  • First Flu Death Reported: 2018-2019 Season
    October 22, 2018 Mike Sewell

    First Flu Death Reported: 2018-2019 Season

    Health officials in the Connecticut area confirmed the first flu death of the 2018-2019 season. The state department of public health reported the patient was over the age of 65 years of age. So far the state has had 22+ hospitalizations related to the flu, and that’s just the start.
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