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What is the difference between Hygiene and Sanitation?

Asked by Deborah , Last updated: Jul 16, 2020

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J. Rogers

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J. Rogers, Rosshazlewood, MA, Birmingham

Answered Jul 10, 2020

Hygiene is different from sanitation in the sense that when you say hygiene, this means that you are referring to how you are going to clean yourself. This means that when you are keeping your body clean, this means that you are hygienic.

Hygiene is different from sanitation in the sense that when you say hygiene, this means that you
You need to rely on your personal habits to ensure that you will always stay clean. When you say sanitation, this means that you need to keep your surroundings clean. There are instances when the place where you are staying may not exactly be clean. This means that it has not been sanitized enough. You have a higher chance of getting an infection when you stay in that place.

 

M. Krasinski

M. Krasinski, Content Writer, Columbus

Answered Jul 08, 2020

Sanitation is a safe disposal method of human waste such as urine and feces, gutters, and all other sewerage systems according to the World Health Organization. Maintaining a good hygiene is important to the human body, making sure one is free from disease and illness. It is also the maintenance of surrounding and atmosphere.

Sanitation is a safe disposal method of human waste such as urine and feces, gutters, and all other
Hygiene is keeping your environment and yourself clean and should be done daily while for sanitation there are normal people in charge of this. They are often individuals assigned to keep the sewerage system clean and this is not done on a daily basis. Hygiene is brushing your teeth, taking your bath, combing your hair arranging your room, keeping your toilet clean, while sanitation is keeping the sewerage system clean.

 

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