Monday, March 18, 2013

Why Should You Wash Your Hands?

Why Should You Wash Your Hands?
Do u know what kind of nasty germs are lurking around that are
so tiny that washing hands properly after using the toilet, changing nappies, handling animals and before and after handling food helps prevent the spread of various forms of gastroenteritis.
Experts believe the most important thing you can do to avoid illness is wash your hands?
Why 2 wash your hands?
Germs and the bacteria that cause illnesses are tiny and invisible to the naked eye. This will help u stay healthy and keep bad germs away, so wash your hands often.
When to wash your hands ...
You should wash your hands thoroughly:
Before preparing food ...
Before eating ...
Between handling raw and cooked or ready-to-eat food ..
After going to the toilet or changing nappies ..
After smoking ..
After handling garbage. ..
After handling blood. ..
After handling surfaces that many people touch, such as doorknobs and railings ..
After using a tissue or handkerchief ..
After handling rubbish or working in the garden ..
After handling animals ..
Inserting or removing contact lenses ..
After attending to sick children or other family members.
Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to reduce the number of germs on them.
While cooking food you are touching the food after it has been cooked. If you have not washed your hands before preparing a meal, germs can be transferred to your cutting board, knives, counter, plates and food.
Parents, you are a great role model for your children, so wash your hands often. Also remember to wash your hands for 30 seconds.
Frequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading illness.
Begin today ' Practice good sanitation habits.'

No comments:

Post a Comment