Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Tips to Wash Our Hands


We need to wash our hands to prevent spreading of diseases

When to Wash Hands?

·         After changing diapers
·         After handling debris
·         After sneezing, coughing, or blowing the nose
·         After touching an animal or its waste
·         After using the bathroom
·         Before and after fixing contact lenses
·         Before and after preparing food
·         Before and after touching a patient
·         Before and after treating wounds
·         Before and after handling food
·         Before and after eating

How to Wash Hands?

·         Use soap and water or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
·         If your hands are dirty and greasy, use warm or hot water.

Steps to clean or wash hands:

·         Wet your hands with clean water (if possible, using clean and warm water)
·         Apply soap
·         Lather by rubbing hands together, covering all surfaces.
·         Rub both palms together. Let your fingers be interlaced some time and don’t interlaced some time.
·         Rub the back of one hand with the palm of the other with fingers interlaced. Repeat this using the other hand.
·         Scrub your palms using the tips of fingers.
·         Rinse the hands thoroughly in running water
·         Dry the hands using paper towels or an air dryer.


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