Hand Hygiene

08/21/19 By Safetec

Everyday Items You Should Wash Your Hands After Touching

Washing your hands with soap and water is something many people may overlook throughout the day unless using a restroom or your hands are visibly dirty. Many things we will come in contact with are…
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08/14/19 By Safetec

Safety and Effectiveness of Consumer Hand Sanitizers

The CDC issued a final rule for over the counter (OTC) hand sanitizers, that they are safe and effective for consumers with regular use of these. The CDC has said that certain active ingredients are…
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10/24/18 By Safetec

Soap vs Sanitizer; What Should I Choose?

In our current age, hygiene and disease awareness is at an all-time high. People now know that germs can quickly spread if they aren’t adequately controlled. A large part of infection control comes from hand…
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11/06/17 By Jill Tilton

Every Day Is A Good Day To Wash Your Hands

Believe it or not, handwashing saves lives. Since 2008, Global Handwashing Day has been celebrated annually on October 15 worldwide, encouraging children, teachers, and families to get involved, support a culture of handwashing with soap,…
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09/11/17 By Jill Tilton

Do You Feel Comfortable Discussing Hand Hygiene?

Sometimes when you bring up concerns of hygiene, it may be taken as a criticism. This feeling can be the same amongst coworkers, family members, and everyone alike. If your hospital, care facility, or even…
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07/10/17 By Jill Tilton

Hand Washing Is Not Equally Available For All

Handwashing prevents childhood illness, but most families in low-income countries lack soap at home. Inequity is evident globally, with less than 1 percent of households in Ethiopia and 96.4 percent in Serbia having access to…
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06/08/17 By Jill Tilton

How Do Dirty Hands Spread Germs?

Flu season may run from October to April each year; but germs have no season. They can be found nearly anywhere at any time.
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03/16/17 By Jill Tilton

Break The Chain Of Infection

Think about all of the places that you are traveling to today. It may be your child’s school, work, the gym, soccer practice, the grocery store. We can guarantee you, without a doubt that there…
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02/27/17 By Jill Tilton

4 Problems Employees Face With Hand Hygiene Compliance

Washing our hands is one of the simplest tasks we can complete on a daily basis. There seems to be much bigger fish to fry when we are on the job or at home. What…
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09/05/16 By Jill Tilton

When I Drip, You Drip, We Drip

Your Guide to Automatic & Manual Hand Sanitizer Dispensers When you are thinking about the best products for hand sanitation needs, the top product on your list should be the dispenser. There are generally two…
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09/02/16 By Jill Tilton

Are You Cleaning Your Hands The Right Way?

Probably not! Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you have been washing your hands wrong for your entire life. Hard to believe, but it’s true. Think back to when you were taught…
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12/15/15 By Jill Tilton

The Fist Bump: A More Hygienic Alternative to the Handshake

Think twice the next time you decide to shake someone’s hand. A study published in APIC shows that there might a better alternative.
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