Hygiene Handles on ALL university toilets

Help combat the spread of germs and bacteria across the university by backing plans to install Hygiene Handles on ALL university toilet doors. You’ll see them in the Library downstairs toilets.

Idea submitted by Matthew Harman on 9th Nov 2018

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You may have seen a strange-looking door handle on some of the university toilets. Known by some as Hygiene Handles, they can dramatically combat the spread of germs and bacteria across the university! 

Every year the dreaded Freshers Flu takes over university life for so many students! Nobody wants to be coughing and sneezing whilst studying. As a result this campaign to have the Hygiene Handles installed in every campus toilet will hopefully help combat the spread of germs across campus.

 The Hygiene Handle dispenses a dosage of  anti-bacteria gel on your hands when you grab the door handle to open the door. Innovative and useful, these devices are used by hospitals, government organisations and universities alike. 

But there isn’t enough on campus to make them truly effective! 

Let’s join hands in preventing the spread of germs, without the worry of catching a cold! 

How would your idea benefit students?

  • Better health
  • Better attendance 
  • Less risk of serious illness for those with low immune systems
  • More time to do the things you enjoy
  • More time to study

The list is endless... 

Put simply, if you enjoy being ill then don’t back this campaign! 

How could your idea be implemented?

  1. Gather data of how many toilets are on campus
  2. Determine costs of installing the ‘Hygiene Handle’ on all toilet doors
  3. Negotiate a good price with suppliers for bulk quantities

If the university is not in favour of spending money on these handles then I believe many student most students would agree it is unfair to penalise poor attendance due to illness!


The idea is now looking for 100 Voters by 28 December 2018.

2018-11-30 19:04:56

The idea now has enough backers to be reviewed at the next meeting.

2018-11-30 08:06:39

The idea is now looking for 15 Backers.

2018-11-09 19:50:19