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Proper hand washing procedure

Hand washing is the single most important means of preventing the spread of infection.



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PROPER HAND WASHING PROCEDURE

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HAND WASHING: PROTECTS HEALTH AND PREVENTS DISEASE


"Hand washing is the single most important means of preventing the spread of infection." -U.S. Center for Disease Control

Remember to Wash Hands

Use warm running water and soap.

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1. Wet

Wet hands first

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3. Soap/Lather

Lather well beyond wrist.

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5. Rinse

Thoroughly rinse with clean water.  Be sure not to touch side of sink.

WHEN SHOULD HANDS BE WASHED?

* After touching ears, nose,mouth, hair.
* Any contact with infected or otherwise unsanitary areas of the body.
* After use of handkerchief or tissue.
* Hand contact with unclean equipment or work surfaces.
* Hand contact with soiled clothing, shop rags, or any other material that is soiled.
* Handling raw food - partially cooked meat or poultry.
* Handling money.
* Eating
* After using the restroom.

As frequent as hands are
thought to need it.

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Use soap preferably anti-bacterial.

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Work all surfaces thoroughly including wrists, palms, back of hands, fingers, and under fingernails - Rub hands together for at least 15-20 seconds.

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Dry hands completely use towel to turn off water and protect hands from resoiling.
 
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Hand Washing Facts:

Fact #1 68% of the population washes their hands after using the restroom.
Fact #2 Nosocomial infection (infections caught while in health care facilities) contribute to 100,000 deaths annually.  One of the major reasons is the breakdown of the hand washings.
Fact #3 Food poisoning cause 9,000 deaths annually.  The key to food protection is hand washing!

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