Integrated hand hygiene: How can healthcare institutions use faucet data for better hand hygiene?

Integrated hand hygiene: How can healthcare institutions use faucet data for better hand hygiene?

Most of today’s hospitals are left with no other option than relying on direct observation and a general trust in staff and visitors to comply with hand hygiene standards. However, this often comes...

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What is laminar flow and what does it mean for your customers?

What is laminar flow and what does it mean for your customers?

Enriching the water stream with air is usually not problematic. However, as water and air are mixed, infectious bacteria such as legionellae could be released into the surrounding air via small...

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How to guide your customers towards safer thermostats

How to guide your customers towards safer thermostats

Are you often asked to recommend a faucet that prevents burns or improves hygiene? This guide can help.

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How to choose the right faucet for your next hospital project

How to choose the right faucet for your next hospital project

Wondering about sanitary guidelines and ergonomics in medical facilities? Here’s how to elevate hygiene, safety and comfort in sensitive environments by choosing the right faucet.

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Health & Safety series: Smaller upgrades that improve hospital safety today and tomorrow

Health & Safety series: Smaller upgrades that improve hospital safety today and tomorrow

After experiencing the hardships of operating under a pandemic, how are planners working to ensure present and future hospitals are pandemic proof?

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Quality brings comfort to a new Children’s hospital in Finland

Quality brings comfort to a new Children’s hospital in Finland

Upon entering the New Children's Hospital in Helsinki, Finland, visitors are met with an overall design that feels warm and inviting with thoughtful touches such as a tap for cleaning wheelchairs in...

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SMART ways to reduce the risk of legionella

SMART ways to reduce the risk of legionella

Summer always presents a heightened risk of legionella. What are some easy solutions that public buildings can use to prevent their growth and spread?

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European hospitals focus on hygiene during renovations

European hospitals focus on hygiene during renovations

Preventing an infection is always cheaper than treating one. That’s why when renovating, hospitals are placing extra focus on hygiene.

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How SMART faucets promote hygiene in health and care facilities

How SMART faucets promote hygiene in health and care facilities

Now more than ever, hospitals and elder care homes have safety at the top of their agenda. Planners and installers can help by offering SMART sanitary solutions that prevent contamination and fight...

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Hygiene, safety and sustainability in focus: tips for choosing the faucet

Hygiene, safety and sustainability in focus: tips for choosing the faucet

Do you work in an institution that has special concerns and responsibility for patients, residents, co-workers and the environment? Read on for five essential tips for choosing right sanitary...

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Hospital study: less microbes in touchless faucets compared to lever faucets

Hospital study: less microbes in touchless faucets compared to lever faucets

In 2008, the Nordic Water and Materials Institute carried out a faucet research to study the impact of faucets to hospital hygiene. The research was implemented in a large Finnish university hospital...

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Oras Medipro product family has extended with touchless variants

Oras Medipro product family has extended with touchless variants

Oras Medipro product range has extended with eight touchless washbasin faucets, all compatible with the new Oras App.

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HygTech Alliance - Safe, practical, and stylish common areas

HygTech Alliance - Safe, practical, and stylish common areas

Leading Finnish companies have combined their forces and expertise to create the world's first holistic hygienic product range for public spaces. The HygTech Alliance is aiming to develop products...

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Oras Medipro – a product family for professional use

Oras Medipro – a product family for professional use

In addition to the existing large range of touchless faucets, we have launched a completely new product family, Oras Medipro, which is primarily intended for professional use. The special...

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Hygiene and safety, combined with top-class ergonomics

Hygiene and safety, combined with top-class ergonomics

The Oras Health & Care product category combines hygiene and safety with top-quality ergonomics. The faucet design supports good hygiene and ease of cleaning.  This product category has been divided...

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Oras represents innovative health care hygiene

Oras represents innovative health care hygiene

Hospital hygiene is part of good modern hospital treatment and health care. In nursing, hospital hygiene covers all those procedures that aim to decrease the spreading of pathogens during treatment....

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Oras Minimat - Thermal disinfection

Oras Minimat - Thermal disinfection

Hygiene is a particularly sensitive topic in Health and Care sector e. g. in hospitals – and rightly so. Safety comes first, which is why the risk of infection has to be kept to a minimum. One way of...

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