Hand washing for hygiene

Find out how you can help to protect yourself from flu, E. coli, measles and other diseases.

Germs are everywhere.  We collect them, inhale them and share them, all day and every day.

The flu, E. coli, measles and numerous debilitating diseases spread quickly through contact with surfaces and people - and it’s our hands doing the dirty work.

A 20 second hand washing routine could help make us all healthier. 

Download a poster on the 6 steps to successful handwashing (PDF, 1.7MB) to print and display

Watch a short video which shows you the correct way to wash your hands.