Hand hygiene is important. We hear about it all the time, starting with our mothers while we were little and growing up.
But having clean hands is more than good hygiene–it is good science. Check out these four important facts . . .
- Most bacteria on our hands is on the fingertips and under the nails
- 80% of communicable diseases are transferred by touch
- The most critical times for hand washing are before preparing food and after going to the bathroom
- Damp hands are 1,000x more likely to spread bacteria than dry hands
Do you know how to tell if your hands are really clean?