Articles Tagged with ''handwashing''
An infection control plan becomes a guide to answer the basic questions of who, what, when, where, how and why.
Risk assessment, hard floor care and litter prevention are all subjects that should be considered.
It is this time of year that the public must be especially aware of the information provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Foundation of Infectious Diseases and other public health organizations and follow through on their suggestions.
The dirty truth for cleaning and maintenance professionals is that restrooms play a critical role in the public perception of cleanliness.
While there are no magic spells or effective ancient herbs, one important step every person can take to stop infection and prevent illness is actually quite simple: Wash your hands.
A growing body of scientific evidence supports the idea that refillable bulk soap dispensers may be working against your efforts to create a clean and healthy building environment.
Color coding, matting systems, hand washing and proper training can all contribute to an effective infection control program.
We are taught from a very young age that clean hands are important; as children, we are instructed to wash them before eating, after visiting the restroom, following contact with sick individuals and any time they appear dirty.
Handwashing is the single most effective means of preventing the spread of infection, and more than 20 studies show that, on average, good hand hygiene practices can reduce illness and absence rates and the associated costs by around 40 percent.