Importance of Hand Hygiene

Hand Hygiene has recently become a widely encouraged hygiene routine.

In fact, the 15th of October is set aside all across the world to campaign for Hand Washing. But have you ever wondered why it has been claimed that hand hygiene is very important? We have answers.

Why You Should Maintain Hand Hygiene

Good hand hygiene helps to limit the spread of  germs and bacteria, hence reducing the risk of contagious infections including:

  • Influenza
  • Food poisoning
  • Diarrhoea
  • Respiratory infections

Tips For Keeping Your Hands Clean

There are five critical times when it is important to wash your hands:

  • After a visit to the toilet
  • Before eating or preparing food
  • When visibly dirty
  • After coughing or sneezing into your hands

Dettol Products For Hand Hygiene

Dettol gives you a great range of products to help you maintain your hand hygiene.