Paramedic Mike

Home » Uncategorized » Hand Washing Basics: Fight the Flu with Clean Hands

Hand Washing Basics: Fight the Flu with Clean Hands

Advertisements

I was asked to share an infographic about hand washing.  I chose to share this with you guys because I feel it’s a really important reminder for us all!  Please wash your hands!  Wash them more frequently!  Wash them more often!  Wash them for longer than you think!  When in doubt wash your hands!

Lets all work together to slow down the spread of germs and viruses.  We can all do our part to ease the burden on the health care system in general with this simple, often forgotten, task!

Stay clean and germ free 🙂

#KeepSmilin

Wash your hands. How many times did our parents tell us that growing up? Turns out, it was pretty good advice. The simple act of hand washing is one of the easiest and best ways to prevent the spread of germs. That makes it key in regards to cold and flu prevention. While most of us don’t think we need handwashing instructions, there are a few general suggestions you should keep in mind. They can have a big impact on workplace wellness.
For the cleanest hands, follow these six steps every time you wash. First, wet your hands with running water. Next add hand soap and create a rich lather. Then rub your hands together for 20 seconds. That’s about as long as it takes to sing happy birthday quietly in your head two times. Fourth, rinse your hands thoroughly under running water. Then dry your hands with clean paper towels. And, finally, use the wet paper towel to turn off the faucet and open the handle of the bathroom door when you leave.
Reminding co-workers of these commonsense guidelines to cleanliness will go a long way toward promoting workplace wellness and reducing employee absenteeism due to colds and flu.

 

 

Click to Enlarge Image

Hand Washing Basics

Advertisements

2 Comments

  1. dawnsdorkydisneydiary says:

    I worked in one of our local hospitals and in orientation we learned proper hand washing. I’ll never forget, she said sing the “Happy Birthday” song twice then they’ll be clean! Great tip~ and I’ve done it ever since:)

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Mike van Mil says:

    It’s great to know! It’s also great for the kids! Mine anyways always seem to be in a rush when washing hands. Same thing for teeth brushing and signing the ABC’s. Thanks for reading and commenting Dawn! 🙂

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Graphic Design courtesy Gawck
I am an Ambassador for:

Discount code: BAMIKE

FitFluential Is Fitness Found
Nothing beats the feeling of brand new @enertorglobal comfort insoles in my work boots! #insoles #teamenertor #foothealth
When @hpplayus uses your post as one of the 5 most Instagramable moments! #Repost @hpplayus with @get_repost ・・・ Thanks for all your house banner photos! Keep sharing them with us and let us know your house in the comments below! #CursedChildNYC
I did it for the kids, for the younger siblings and for the fans. But they still gifted me the jersey anyways! My heart goes out to this team! I haven’t felt more connected to a team than this year!! Thank you for giving me the chance to make these memories and for the opportunity to create these memories for your amazing kids! I heard from someone during the season that the days I wasn’t able to make it to a game to suit up the kids would say “awww man there’s no Forecheck today??? Now we’re gonna lose!!!” That stuck with me and I felt awful every time I couldn’t be there. Made putting in the suit worth it! Based on their record this year the def didn’t need me there to win game that’s for sure!! Already dreaming of next season! 💙💙💙 #hockeydad #hockeymascot #hockey #IDidItForTheKids #minoratomhockey #2009Falcons
Boys weekend for a hockey tournament 💥👊💥
💥💥🏃🏻‍♂️🏃🏻‍♂️Feeling like zero gravity! The new @underarmourca HOVR2 son is are out!! Check them out! Ask me me about them and I’ll do my best to answer any questions you have about them. These are the next generation of Sonic shoes from Under Armour. I do get product sent to me to show case to you so I’m happy to answer what I can or find out of I don’t know.
New @teamtiux #compressionsocks released today!! Aren’t these beautiful!? You can get both of these for $34US with the promo code SPRING at check out!
Well isn’t this cool! @kayleigh.dancer011 was picked out by @my_name_is_candy5 for her outfit at #cursedchildnyc to showcase her #hedwig candy! Click on @my_name_is_candy5 to see all the pics! #Repost @my_name_is_candy5 with @get_repost ・・・ ★ Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Broadway ★Harry Girl Sooo Cute 💕&Hedwig Candy🍭 #harrypotter #jkroling #candy #whiteowl #lollypop #sweets #edibles #edibleart #candyart #isomalt #amezaiku #あめざいく #飴細工 #happy #hogwarts #japanculture #food #instagram #smile #nyc #nyart #sweet #cake #candylady #candy5 #ヘドウィク#broadway
Had an amazing time in NYC for @hpplayus. Went by way too fast but def some lifelong memories created and I think my daughter has now switched from #Gryffindor to #Slytherin #CursedChildNYC
2 for 2 with the gold medals at tournaments this year! These guys are on fire!
%d bloggers like this: