Hand Sanitizer at Mass Gatherings

  Mass gatherings are more than just groups of people attending sporting events like Wimbledon or soccer. Mass gatherings are, in fact, any group of individuals who come together in a…

What to Do About Cell Phone Germs

  Cell phones can potentially be the source of more germs than any other object we come in contact with during our day. The thing is, our phone travels.  We…

Does Your Salon Pass the Clean Hands Test?

    Who would think hand washing in a hair salon is a concern? After all, stylists have their hands in water all day. While this might be true, there…

The Necessity of Good Hand Washing in the Childcare Setting

The childcare setting is full of happy children learning and playing together many hours a day. But lurking in the happy scene can be life threatening danger: germs passed from…

Sanitizer W-photo(1) We the world have NOT taken seriously our poor hand hygiene behavior. We are promoters or vectors for germs that cause influenza and viruses  You think not? How many  door…

Our Hands are Killing us

When are you going to get serious about your hand hygiene. 1.7 million infected  and 100,000 deaths every year  in hospitals alone. Also our research shows 1/5 of our nation…

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Hand Hygiene: History and its Importance

Hand hygiene. Whether or not we choose to participate in the necessary steps to achieve clean hands, we are all very aware of the importance and consequences. Now imagine that…

hand washing illustration from Flickr gea790n

Hand Washing Basics

Keeping hands clean is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of infection and illness.  Hand washing is easy to do and it’s one of the most effective…

Hand washing in sink by SCA Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget on Flickr

The Ins and Outs of Hand Washing

Hand washing for hand hygiene is the act of cleaning ones hands with or without the use of water or another liquid, or with the use of soap, for the…

Image from Infections video from World Health Organization