Handwashing 101

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Wash Your HandsUsing soap and warm water, rub your hands really well for at least 15-20 seconds. Rinse your hands, dry them with a paper towel then turn the tap off with that paper towel. The mechanical action of washing, rinsing and drying removes most of the transient bacteria present on your hands. If your hands do not look dirty, clean them with alcohol—based hand sanitizers. Rub the sanitizer all over your hands. Sanitizer stations are located at every entrance to the building and it is recommended that you use them upon entering Read moreand leaving the building. Clean your hands before;· touching or eating food · after you use the bathroom or change a diaper · take out the garbage · visit someone who is ill · after blowing your nose · or after playing with a pet · before and after entering a hospital


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is first step in washing hands

    • A.

      Soap hands

    • B.

      Wet hands

    • C.

      Rinse hands

    Correct Answer
    B. Wet hands
    Explanation
    The first step in washing hands is to wet them. Wetting the hands helps to create a lather with the soap and allows for better cleansing. It also helps to remove any dirt or debris on the surface of the hands. Wetting the hands before applying soap is essential for an effective handwashing process.

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  • 2. 

    What is second step in handing washing.

    • A.

      Wash hands for 20 seconds

    • B.

      Soap hands

    • C.

      Rinse hands

    Correct Answer
    B. Soap hands
    Explanation
    The second step in hand washing is to soap hands. After wetting the hands, applying soap is crucial to effectively remove dirt, germs, and bacteria from the skin. Soap creates a lather that helps to break down and remove these contaminants from the hands. It is important to ensure that all areas of the hands, including between the fingers and under the nails, are thoroughly covered with soap. This step should be followed by rubbing the hands together for at least 20 seconds to ensure proper cleansing before rinsing off the soap.

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  • 3. 

    What is third step in the hand washing procedure

    • A.

      Rinse hands

    • B.

      Dry hands

    • C.

      Clean nails

    • D.

      Wash hands for 20 seconds

    Correct Answer
    D. Wash hands for 20 seconds
    Explanation
    The third step in the hand washing procedure is to wash hands for 20 seconds. This step involves thoroughly lathering the hands with soap and water, making sure to cover all surfaces including the palms, back of hands, fingers, and nails. Washing hands for 20 seconds is important as it allows enough time for the soap to effectively remove dirt, germs, and bacteria from the hands, reducing the risk of spreading infections and diseases.

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  • 4. 

    What is fourth step in washing hands

    • A.

      Dry hands

    • B.

      Rinse hands

    • C.

      Turn off water

    Correct Answer
    B. Rinse hands
    Explanation
    The fourth step in washing hands is to rinse hands. After lathering the hands with soap and scrubbing them thoroughly, the next step is to rinse off the soap and any remaining dirt or germs. This step ensures that all the soap residue is removed from the hands, leaving them clean and ready to be dried. Once the hands are rinsed, they can be dried using a towel or air-dried.

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  • 5. 

    What is fifth step for washing hands.

    • A.

      Clean nails

    • B.

      Blow dry hands

    • C.

      Dry hands

    Correct Answer
    C. Dry hands
    Explanation
    The fifth step for washing hands is to dry them. After cleaning the hands, it is important to thoroughly dry them to remove any remaining moisture. Drying hands helps to prevent the growth of bacteria and reduces the risk of spreading germs. It is a crucial step in maintaining hand hygiene and preventing the transmission of diseases.

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  • 6. 

    What is final step in washing hands.

    • A.

      Turn off water

    • B.

      Turn off water with fingers

    • C.

      Turn off water with paper towel

    Correct Answer
    C. Turn off water with paper towel
    Explanation
    The final step in washing hands is to turn off the water with a paper towel. This is because using a paper towel provides a barrier between your hand and the faucet, preventing any potential germs or bacteria from transferring back onto your clean hands. It also helps to maintain hygiene by avoiding direct contact with the faucet, which may have been touched by others.

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