Washroom hygiene equipment

Washroom hygiene equipment

We offer our clients a wide range of equipment to suit both their budget and aesthetic/image requirements for their facilities.

Deep Cleaning

Specialist cleaning services.

Specialist deep cleaning service for washrooms, commercial kitchens and carpets floors, areas that are known to breed and harbour harmful germs and bacteria

IT Cleaning

IT and Data Centre Cleaning.

IT Hygiene includes cleaning of Desktop computers, Laptops, Telephones, Copiers, Faxes, ATMs, and EPOS Machines.

Workplace hygiene consumables

We deliver to your door.

The best range of products around, from toilet tissue to cleaning products, hand towels to soap, and wipes to first aid kits among many many others.

Portable toilet hire

Clean, hygienic portable toilets.

Our Site Services business unit, HYGITOL is focussed on providing customers with clean, hygienic and well serviced portable toilets and VIP Mobile Trailers, Portable Hand Washing Stations, Site Office and Storage Huts.

Integrated Hygiene Solutions.

First Rate Group is a level 1 BBBEE specialist provider of integrated workplace hygiene solutions. We specialise in delivering bespoke solutions that are designed to meet individual needs of clients in a cost-effective manner which are geared towards ensuring a clean and hygienic workplace/environment for their staff and customers without tying them down to lengthy, complicated, inflexible, troublesome and difficult to get out of contracts. We are comfortable that our service and back-up service will keep customers with us . We’re committed to building long-term relationships with clients to help them meet the growing need for world-class care, health and safety of employees, customers, and the environment.

Washroom Hygiene Services

Customer-centric service utilising modern & reliable hygiene equipment to deliver best in class services.

Deep cleaning

Specialist service for washrooms, commercial kitchens, carpets and areas known to harbour harmful germs and bacteria.

IT Cleaning

CLINIT are specialists in the cleaning and contamination management of IT equipment and infrastructure.

Portable toilet hire.

Clean, hygienic and regularly serviced portable toilets, VIP mobile toilet trailers, site offices and storage huts.

Workplace Hygiene Consumables

We deliver.

Workplace Hygiene Facts

The true cost of hygiene in the workplace

1 in 3 employees admit they don’t wash their hands every time they visit the washroom

Office workers spend an annual average of 37,6 hours in the washroom

21000 Germs

In 2013, 3.96 million workers were absent due to sickness during the year, compared to 700 000 in 2000.


Women's workspaces are 20% cleaner than men's

flu viruses can survive on hard surfaces for up to 2 days.

A typical desk has up to 10 million bacteria, that is 100 times more than a kitchen counter and 400 times more than a toilet seat.

The average output per worker in 2012 was R145 233 per year – or R586.19 per working day. In 2011 this loss of output due to sickness totalled R4.29bn. Cumulatively, since 2000 the economy has lost R55.2bn in real terms due to sickness.

Hygiene and your hands

THE FACTS ABOUT HAND WASHING 80% of communicable diseases are transferred by touch “Touch” refers primarily to the touching of food, or the touching of one’s own mouth, eyes, and nose. It is not simply person-to-person contact. Touching food with contaminated hands spreads foodborne illnesses like Salmonella, E. Coli, Staph, and diarrheal infection. Proper handwashing can reduce diarrhea rates by 40%. Diarrhea remains the second most common cause of childhood death Touching the face with contaminated hands spreads illnesses like pneumonia, the cold, and the flu. Proper handwashing can reduce respiratory infections by close to 20%. Pneumonia remains the number one cause of childhood death The most critical times for hand washing are before preparing food and after going to the bathroom. Only 20% of people wash their hands before preparing food Less than 75% of women and less than 50% of men wash their hands after going to the bathroom Every time a toilet is flushed with the lid up, a fine mist containing bacteria such as E. Coli and Staph is spread over an area of 6 square meters. The area around sinks in public bathrooms is 90% covered in such bacteria. The recommended washing time is 15 seconds. The ideal washing time is 30 seconds.  For every 15 seconds spent washing hands, 10 times more bacteria is removed. The average person spends less than 10 seconds washing their hands 30 seconds of using hand sanitizer kills as much bacteria as 2 full minutes of handwashing Most of the bacteria on our hands are on the fingertips and under the nails The number of bacteria on our... read more

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6 Albertyn Street
28 Indianapolis Complex
Kyalami Hills
+27 11 655 7329


6 Albertyn Street
28 Indianapolis Complex
Kyalami Hills
+27 11 655 7329


246 Castlehill Drive
Newlands West
Marble Ray
+27 31 578 9034

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