Hand Hygiene Glow Box

Glow Box ExampleDo you want to teach the importance of hand washing and the dangers of cross-contamination in a fun and interactive way? If yes, the Food and Health and Safety Team in Environmental Health can lend you one of our hand hygiene glow boxes.

The picture below uses UV light to show special cream which has been rubbed onto the hands or surfaces.

The boxes are available for use by

  • Nursery Schools

  • Childcare Settings

  • Primary Schools

  • High Schools (science and food tech)

  • Care Homes

  • Youth Groups

  • Community Groups

To borrow the box please email foodandhealth&safety@breckland.gov.uk or phone 01362 656870.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Boxes must be ordered in advance

  2. There is no charge for hire but care must be taken with the equipment

  3. The box can be delivered and collected from your address if requested well in advance

  4. You may collect and return the box to the Breckland Council offices, address as per form between 9am and 5pm (Monday to Thursday), and between 9am and 4.30pm (Friday) by prior arrangement

  5. You will receive a box and UV lamp, glitterbug cream and guidance on how to use it.

Please note: Real bacteria cannot be seen by the naked eye. This equipment simulates the appearance of bacteria.