Bobrick Forms Board of Hygiene, Health & Wellness

Contributed by BSM Staff

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA -- Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. has positioned itself at the forefront of washroom hygiene, having formed a new Hygiene, Health & Wellness Board to assist in developing new products and other restroom design solutions that help make commercial washrooms more hygienic.

The board consists of experts charged with assessing new products for utility, safety and efficacy with regard to helping create sanitary restroom environments. The formation of the board is testament to Bobrick’s commitment to addressing washroom hygiene in a thoughtful, thorough and informative way.

Long a leader in the development and manufacture of world-class soap dispensers, hand dryers, paper towel dispensers and cubicles and toilet partitions, Bobrick continues to provide high-quality commercial restroom products that will enable architects, building owners and facility managers to feel confident they are creating clean, safe spaces for their employees, tenants and patrons when they select and specify Bobrick commercial restroom accessories and toilet cubicles and partitions.

The Hygiene Advisory Board Members are:

  • Alan Gettelman Vice President, External Affairs at Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. Mr. Gettelman is a nationally renowned authority on accessibility standards compliance who has consulted on architectural specifications for decades. He has played a key role in expanding Bobrick’s product offering and services for architects, building owners, property managers and facility managers. Author of “A Planning Guide for Accessible Restrooms,” he is responsible for counseling on architectural specifications and on fire codes, building codes, and accessibility.
  • Juliet Ferrelli Network Director of Infection Prevention at Allegheny Health Network. Ms. Ferrelli has worked in infection prevention for more than 15 years in the Pittsburgh area and is currently the network director of infection prevention at Allegheny Health Network. She holds a master’s in clinical laboratory science and bachelor’s in medical technology. Prior to working in infection prevention, Ferrelli was an associate professor of hematology at Bismark State College.
  • Mike Buck Health and Safety Compliance Specialist at University of Minnesota. Mr. Buck is a health and safety compliance specialist with the University of Minnesota Department of Environmental Health and Safety. He is responsible for indoor air quality investigations throughout the university system. Mr. Buck is a member of the hospital infection control committee for the UMMC Health Fairview system. He is the auditor for the asbestos, lead, and mercury programs and supports UMMC providing indoor air quality expertise and environmental microbiological sampling.
  • Peter Henson Chief Executive Officer at Allynt Solutions. Mr. Henson’s extensive experience in all facets of the facilities services industry uniquely qualifies him to offer comprehensive cleaning and disinfecting advice and guidance to commercial building owners, property managers, building service contractors, in-service providers, distributors and manufacturers of commercial cleaning solutions.

Bobrick is a 100+ year-old global restroom accessory, toilet partition and cubicle system company headquartered in North Hollywood, CA with seven manufacturing divisions across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom and business operations that extend into 85 markets worldwide. A leader in product innovation and manufacturing, Bobrick prides itself as a company that delivers best-in-class products and service, while fostering an environment of collaboration and continuous learning.

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