Rh 3 Hand Hygiene

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Information about Rh 3 Hand Hygiene

Published on January 30, 2009

Author: bhavna123

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Dirty And unsafe HANDS

Does your mother handle food with unwashed hands…………..

? No , isn’t it? So….Why is keeping hands clean so important?

Hands are the biggest source of food spoilage and illness . Hands come in contact with lot of surfaces. They get infested with bacteria. Bacteria gets transferred to food. They start multiplying and producing poisonous substance which leads to illness.

Germ enter your body through hands Hands to food – unwashed hands preparing foods Hand to hand – shaking hands Food to hands to food – raw poultry to ready to eat foods Nose, mouth or eyes to hand Hands to nose, mouth, eyes

Bacteria Dirty hands

How will you prevent bacteria from spreading through your hands? By By Proper Hand Maintenance Hand washing

Proper Hand Maintenance Fingernails Short Filed Cuts or lesions Should be appropriately bandaged and covered with a glove or finger cot. x

Fingernails

Short

Filed

Cuts or lesions

Should be appropriately bandaged and covered with a glove or finger cot.

Dirt gets vested in the area between the nails and skin and is difficult to remove even after washing. So its important to cut the nails to prevent Illness. Use this.

The amount of bacteria that grows on food when touched with uncovered injured hand

Effective Hand Washing The best way to prevent food contamination and illness.

The process of hand washing has to be properly followed otherwise….. The areas marked grey and black are missed during hand washing…….

Prerequisites of Hand washing

Handwashing Protocol 1.  Remove all jewelry from wrists and hands 2.   Wet hands and apply soap 3.   Build up a good lather and vigorously rub hands together for a MINIMUM OF 20 SECONDS (the time it takes to sing Happy Birthday twice) 4.   Pay particular attention to underneath fingernails, cuticles, in-between fingers, and wrists 5.    Rinse hands free of soap and dry hands. 6.   Turn sink faucet off. Click to view video

1.  Remove all jewelry from wrists and hands

2.   Wet hands and apply soap

3.   Build up a good lather and vigorously rub hands together for a MINIMUM OF 20 SECONDS (the time it takes to sing Happy Birthday twice)

4.   Pay particular attention to underneath fingernails, cuticles, in-between fingers, and wrists

5.    Rinse hands free of soap and dry hands.

6.   Turn sink faucet off.

Unwashed hand Rinsed hand Washed 20 sec using soap and water Washed and then sanitized Bacteria growth due to Contaminated hands

WHEN TO WASH HANDS AFTER TOUCHING THE BODY (NOSE, MOUTH, HAIR, ETC.) AFTER USING THE RESTROOM AFTER EATING, DRINKING, OR SMOKING AFTER HANDLING SOILED EQUIPMENT AFTER TOUCHING RAW MEAT BEFORE AND AFTER PUTTING ON GLOVES AFTER TAKING OUT THE GARBAGE AND THE LIST GOES ON . . . . AND ON. . . . . Click to view video

AFTER TOUCHING THE BODY (NOSE, MOUTH, HAIR, ETC.)

AFTER USING THE RESTROOM

AFTER EATING, DRINKING, OR SMOKING

AFTER HANDLING SOILED EQUIPMENT

AFTER TOUCHING RAW MEAT

BEFORE AND AFTER PUTTING ON GLOVES

AFTER TAKING OUT THE GARBAGE

AND THE LIST GOES ON . . . . AND ON. . . . .

It is especially important to wash hands well when you are handling food. Unwashed hands can be a cause of death!

HOW OFTEN… WE SHOULD WASH HANDS AFTER EVERY 30 MINUTES TO KEEP OURSELVES SAFE FROM BACTERIA. OUR HANDS CONTAIN THE HIGHEST AMOUNT OF BACTERIA IN THE ENTIRE BODY. KEEP YOUR HANDS CLEAN & LIVE A DISEASE FREE LIFE.

WE SHOULD WASH HANDS AFTER EVERY 30 MINUTES TO KEEP OURSELVES SAFE FROM BACTERIA.

OUR HANDS CONTAIN THE HIGHEST AMOUNT OF BACTERIA IN THE ENTIRE BODY.

KEEP YOUR HANDS CLEAN & LIVE A DISEASE FREE LIFE.

Remember! Clean hands are safe hands.........

RECAP We have to wash hands after any activity which can invite bacteria. Like using Restrooms, Combing, touching raw food etc. Washing Hands can save us from many diseases. Because, hands contain a lot of bacteria and can get transferred to food. Wash hands after every 30 minutes.

We have to wash hands after any activity which can invite bacteria. Like using Restrooms, Combing, touching raw food etc.

Washing Hands can save us from many diseases. Because, hands contain a lot of bacteria and can get transferred to food.

Wash hands after every 30 minutes.

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