Did you know that hand washing is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infections?
Proper hand washing technique involves using an adequate amount of soap, scrubbing the hands together for at least 20 seconds, rinsing thoroughly under running water, and drying with a single use towel or air dryer.
Reduce the risk by displaying copies of this poster in washrooms, kitchens, cafeterias, and other places where employees and the public wash their hands – and make good hand washing a habit at your workplace.
This poster is printed double-sided, with English on one side and French on the other.
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