The Seven Steps Hand Washing Technique
There are steps to follow when washing your hands. Proper hand washing is not simply wetting, soaping and getting rid of all the suds. It is more than that.
You need to get rid of a large percentage of bacteria in your hands and you can effectively do this by following some simple steps.
These are simple steps you can teach yourself or your children to follow.
Wet hands and apply soap into palm
Rub palm to palm for 10 to 15 seconds
Right palm over the back of left palm, vice versa
Rub palm to palm with fingers interlaced
Backs of fingers to opposite palms with fingers interlocked
Rub right thumb rotationally with left palm, vice versa
Rotational rubbing of right fingertips to palm, vice versa
Rotational rubbing of right wrist by left palm, vice versa
Wash hands with water thoroughly and pat until dry
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