Remember the ad? Wash your hands Jeffery, with the Solvol Jeffery.

How often and when should I wash my hands?

If you were Jeffery it was only when you were coming inside after a hard day playing in the garden, and when your mother told you.

The basics for good hand hygiene are:

But then there are industry specific times.

In Health Care Hand Hygiene Australia has developed a Five Moments of Washing Your Hands.

  1. Before touching a patient
  2. Before a procedure
  3. After the procedure or body fluid exposure risk
  4. After touching the patient
  5. After touching the patient’s surrounds

There are other times as well.