Infection Control & First Aid Blog

What Can Happen If You Forget To Wash Your Hands?

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/28/19 10:30 AM / by Safetec posted in Hand Washing, Staying Healthy, Hygiene, Flu Prevention, Infection Prevention, Hand Hygiene

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Washing your hands is an essential part of daily routines that can help to keep you safer from potentially harmful microorganisms. There are a wide range of problems that could arise if you do not frequently and adequately wash your hands throughout the day. You could be setting yourself up for various types of illnesses, could be putting other people around you at risk, as well as potentially leading to antibiotic resistance.

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The Fist Bump: A More Hygienic Alternative to the Handshake

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/15/15 12:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Hygiene

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Think twice the next time you decide to shake someone’s hand. A study published in APIC shows that there might a better alternative.

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