OLATHE, KS — ITW Dymon offers tips for proper handwashing in honor of National Handwashing Awareness Week, December 2–8, according to a press release.
A report from the Commonwealth Fund says that an estimated 55 million U.S. workers annually experience reduced productivity due to illness or the inability to concentrate on the job due to a family member’s illness, the release stated.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says proper handwashing is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of germs that cause infection and illness since 80 percent of diseases are spread by touch, the release noted.
To contain the spread of germs, hands should be washed:
To prevent epidemics or pandemics through handwashing, remember to:
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