Taking the hassle out of … hand washing training You would think that everyone would know how to wash their hands. After all, it is one of the first skills we are taught. And you would think that everyone would do it regularly because we all know that it is the right thing to […]
The University of Parramatta has another world first with a teflon hand coating that removes the need to wash hands. The teflon provides a smooth surface which is impossible for germs and dirt to adhere to. No matter how dirty and disgusting the environment, it all slides right off. The super thin teflon coating still […]
The University of Parramatta announced yesterday new nanobot technology that would automate the washing of hands. The nanobot technology is capable of killing over 99.999% of germs continually throughout the day. Once applied, the nanobots would continue to perform for 12 to 18 months, requiring an annual reapplication. The nanobots are able to differentiate between […]
You have just used GlitterBug to show that you have poor hand washing technique and are not removing all the germs and getting into the nooks and crannies that keep the bacteria and viruses hidden away. What technique can I use to improve on my hand washing?
It has become very apparent over the last few years that hand hygiene is of paramount importance both in the health care industry as well as the food industry. The first thing medical professionals are taught isn’t how to take blood pressure, it’s how to wash your hands. But how can you teach this effectively?
Shane takes a look at hand hygiene and hand washing in hospitals. There is also a special discount for Hospitals, Schools and Pre-Schools.
We’re trying to get as many kids as possible taught properly to wash their hands. Why aren’t more pre-schools getting on board?
Why aren’t more schools using GlitterBug to teach hand washing, when it costs only 30 cents per students?
Coming up on the 5th May 2012 is the World Health Organisation’s Hand Hygiene Day.
The Hand Hygiene Australia website explains the 5 moments of Hand Hygiene.