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WORLD TOILET DAY

ABOUT WORLD TOILET DAY

World Toilet Day falls on the 19th of November every year. The theme this year centres around toilets and nature. To inspire action in tackling the global sanitation crisis, World Toilet Day is working to provide proper toilet and sanitation systems that work in harmony with our environment. Utilising nature based solutions will allow us to harness the power of our ecosystem, such as using our own human waste to produce fertiliser for crops. With Malaysia’s own water crisis, this issue should be at the forefront of our minds. Listen, because Nature is Calling.

Despite having a sound sanitation system and proper washroom facilities in Malaysia, many people are still experiencing unhygienic washrooms especially in public toilets. The cleanliness of public toilets reflects the civilisation of a society. Many malaysians are still not aware of the impact of toilets and how our environment is being affected by our own ignorance when it comes to hygiene.

Many also experience dirty cubicles, bad smells and poor hygiene habits in the workplace washroom. This is concerning when people spend more time in the office than ever before and expect higher standards of hygiene and cleanliness. In fact, 1 in 4 office workers don’t wash their hands after using the toilet. This is one of the reasons that make workplaces the ideal environment for germs to spread through cross contamination.

Impact of poor washroom hygiene to businesses:

  • Staff absenteeism due to sickness thus resulting in lost of productivity
  • Staff presenteeism – working while sick can potentially spread infectious diseases to others
  • Global estimates the cost of lost productivity due to illnesses caused by lack of sanitation and poor hygiene at up to 5% of GDP

WASHROOM BEHAVIOUR AMONG
MALAYSIAN

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of Malaysian office workers claim they always leave the office toilet in a state that they would like to find it

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the amount of people are willing to spend in a bad smelling washroom

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of office workers have been shocked by the condition and unpleasant smell in their office washroom that they left without using the facilities

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of office workers have found urine outside of the toilet bowl

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of male office workers have found faeces outside of the toilet bowl compare to 26% of women

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of female office workers have encountered an overflowing sanitary bin

WHAT DO MALAYSIAN OFFICE WORKERS
WANT FROM THEIR WORKPLACE WASHROOM?

96%

of office workers would be more
comfortable using the office
washroom if the environment
was appealing e.g. had a
pleasant scent / nice lighting.

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64%

of officer workers think that
the state of office toilet
affects work productivity.

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91%

of 35-54 year olds
want cleaner and more
hygienic office facilities.

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77%

of office workers would use
a toilet seat sanitiser, if it
was available in the
office washroom.

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PROVIDE A PLEASANT, CLEAN AND HYGIENIC
WASHROOM IN YOUR OFFICE TODAY!

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Equip your washroom with all the essential items to help provide a better washroom experience for your visitors and staffs.

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TOILET PAPER DISPENSER

Protect your toilet paper from airborne bacteria with our integral antibacterial case to reduce the risks of cross contamination.

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TOILET SEAT CLEANER

Sanitise the toilet seat before use for extra assurance of a pleasant and hygienic cubicle experience.

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FEMININE HYGIENE

Provide your female washroom a discreet and hygienic way to dispose feminine hygiene waste.

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TOILET & URINAL SANITISER

Injects sanitising fluid into the flush water to fight bacteria and limescale buildup, keeping your toilet and urinal bowls clean and hygienic.

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AIR FRESHENER

A subtle and hassle free air freshener, ideal for use in either washroom or office environment ensuring a consistent aroma throughout the working day.

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SOAP DISPENSER

Wall mounted unit provides easy access and promotes good hand washing practice within your business.

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HAND DRYER

A paperless solution to dry your hands.

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PAPER HAND TOWEL DISPENSER

Fast, grab-and-toss alternative to keep your hands dry.

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HAND SANITISER

An added protection for your hands to kill germs.

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