Touch-free dispensers, automatic dispensers, motion-activated dispensers, or whatever you want to call them, are becoming more and more popular for hand soaps and hand sanitizers in public settings. Touch-free dispensers are an important innovation in hand hygiene, but before you install touch-free dispensers.
Advantages of touch free dispensers include:
- Because of their modern appearance, they attract attention which can increase hand hygiene compliance
- They are very easy to install
- They are easy to use, particularly for people that struggle to reach over countertops to access the dispenser
- They deliver a standardized dose of hand soap or sanitizer
- They eliminate a common contact point where germs can be transferred