- Besides air, hands are the main pathways of germ transmission.
- Disinfecting yourhands properly is one of the most important things you can do to help prevent and control the spread of many illnesses
- Goodhand hygiene will reduce the risk of things like flu, food poisoning and healthcare associated infections being passed from person to person.
- Hands normally carry lots of germs and should be disinfected after visiting the toilet, before handling food, when visibly dirty and even after coughing or sneezing into your hands.
Therefore it is essential to note that hand hygiene plays a very essential part in our overall health and well being. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the single most important thing we can do to keep from getting sick and spreading illness to others is to wash our hands,” says Brian Sansoni of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI).
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