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Hand Sanitizer Posters that work

Updated on February 28, 2015

Hand Sanitizer Posters that Help Remind About Effective Hygiene and Infection Control

Posters are an important part of every hygiene or infection control campaign. It doesn't matter whether you are in a school, daycare, hospital, clinic, healthcare facility, food service, restaurant or some other germ hotspot. The principles you teach to maintain a clean environment to reduce the spread of illness and disease will be similar.

Posters are great ways to promote health in your organization. Picutres and catchy phrases go a long way in your fight against germs. You want to arm your students and employees with as much information so they act responsibly when it comes to hygiene.

You usually start with a lesson, talk about hygiene standards, demonstrate hand washing or environmental cleaning, discuss goals, define measurable objectives, establish incentives/consequences and then follow up with reminders. Posters can be placed at the beginning of campaigns to induce thoughts about hygiene topics. However, they are most effective after students or employees are aware of higher standards.

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OUTFOX Go Ahead Rub It In Hand Sanitizer Poster
OUTFOX Go Ahead Rub It In Hand Sanitizer Poster

Go Ahead. Rub It In

Hand Hygiene Is Best Accomplished When There Are Frequent Reminders

"Rub It In" is a fun way to tell your students or employees to sanitize their hands! Rub it in is a familiar phrase when teasing someone or giving them a hard time about something... lets give germs a hard time by rubbing in the hand sanitizer!

Hand sanitizer is very effective against germs in the fight against infection... especially when soap and water is not readily available.

Using different messages to remind your organization to wash or sanitize is a great way to maintain a clean work environment. Change up the normal hygiene signs you currently use with this poster in order to keep the message fresh in their minds. This hygiene poster will bring a smile to most faces.

Go Ahead. Rub It In. Infection Control Poster OUTFOX Prevention
Go Ahead. Rub It In. Infection Control Poster OUTFOX Prevention

Drop Everything.

Infection Control Poster for the Busy Employee

The "Drop Everything" hygiene poster is good reminder tool for a business atmosphere. Our society is always running around busy and often forgets about good hygiene. Drop Everything is a great notice for business people to carry hand sanitizer or wash their hands frequently. In reality, adding effective infection control principles into your schedule does not require you to "Drop Everything." You just need to pick up simple hygiene habits!

Sometimes the most effective thing you can do is Drop Everything and focus on one important task. That one important task is hand hygiene. Hand sanitizers are very effective when hand washing with soap and water is not possible... so get a drop or two of sanitizer!

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No Water? No Problem. Infection Control Poster OUTFOX Prevention
No Water? No Problem. Infection Control Poster OUTFOX Prevention

No Water? No Problem

A Poster When You Can't Finder Water to Wash

There are plenty of places we work or play at that do not provide adequate water. Camping, working outside, traveling abroad, etc. are only a few examples. Place this poster in areas to remind employees or students to carry hand sanitizing gels or sprays as much as possible. You never know when you will need to wash your hands only to find out there is no water or soap. The CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) has released information that supports hand sanitizers as an adequate replacement for hand washing in most situations.

This poster reminds people that even though there might not be adequate soap and water, you still need good hand hygiene! This can be accomplished by using hand sanitizer in between good hand washes.

Hand Washing Debate... Vote: Do you feel secure with hand sanitizer? - Give us your opinion opinion on hand sanitizers.

Hand washing and hand sanitizer OUTFOX Prevention
Hand washing and hand sanitizer OUTFOX Prevention

There has always been a running debate between hand washing and hand sanitizers... Does soap and water always trump the alcohol and non alcohol sanitizer rubs on the market? Recently as the CDC and other entities have recognized hand sanitizers more, we've seen an increased number of people that are washing less and sanitizing more.

Germs are everywhere which facilitates people carrying sanitizing gels and sanitizing sprays around with them, but should you be getting to a sink with hot water and soap more often then you currently do? You tell us. We just know that living according to effective infection control principles and maintaining high hygiene standards is important!

Vote: Do you feel secure with hand sanitizer?

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Squeeze It Into Your Busy Schedule Hygiene Poster OUTFOX Prevention
Squeeze It Into Your Busy Schedule Hygiene Poster OUTFOX Prevention

Squeeze It Into Your Busy Schedule

Reminders About Hand Washing Are Important!

This hygiene poster about hand sanitizers has been appealing to busy professionals because of the reference to "schedule." Effective placement has been done in office buildings in general, employee bulletin boards, break rooms, scheduling areas, mail rooms and other areas where people look for timely information. This is only one way to construct an effective infection control strategy for your organization.

Sometimes you just need to tell people to squeeze hand hygiene into their busy schedules! If we don't remind people about the importance of proper hand hygiene at home, work or play then they will forget! Most are decent at washing their hands before eating, after using the restroom and other important times... but we need to remember sanitizer when we can't get to a sink to wash our hands.

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Push The Button On Germs Hygiene Poster OUTFOX Prevention
Push The Button On Germs Hygiene Poster OUTFOX Prevention

Push the Button on Germs

Great Messaging to Get People to Clean Up!

The term "Germs" appeals to some crowds but not to all. This infection control poster is recommended for hospitals, clinics and schools over other types of organizations. Health professionals and students usually key in on the term "Germs" because of the constant emphasis and lessons they receive about hygiene. Constant emphasis is necessary because both health service and school locations are hotspots for germs/infection. Employees and students in these hotspots need many types of reminders- this poster fits well in that mix.

Push the button can refer to many things... Most the time it is referring to the decision or execution of some task. So, lets make the execution of this task hand sanitation! When germs get tough, push the button and turn on hand hygiene :). It can be a fun concept taught to students and employees. This is a popular infection control poster.

hand sanitizer poster for hand hygiene
hand sanitizer poster for hand hygiene

How It Works: Cleaning Hands with Waterless Hand Sanitizer

From the Minnesota Department of Health


Two components

1. Waterless hand sanitizer

2. Friction


Four steps:

1. Make sure all organic matter is removed from hands.

All visible organic matter (for example: dirt) must be removed from hands prior to applying waterless hand sanitizer.

2. Apply a dime sized amount of waterless hand sanitizer to the palm of one hand or use a waterless hand sanitizer wipe.

3. Rub hands together covering all surfaces of hands and fingers.

4. Rub until waterless hand sanitizer is absorbed.

How it works:

-Waterless hand sanitizer provides several advantages over hand washing with soap and water. However, they are not effective if organic matter (dirt, food, or other material) is visible on hands.

-Benefits of waterless hand sanitizer:

---require less time than hand washing

---act quickly to kill microorganisms on hands

---are more accessible than sinks

---reduce bacterial counts on hands

---do not promote antimicrobial resistance

---are less irritating to skin than soap and water

---some can even improve condition of skin

There's No Place Like Foam Hygiene Poster OUTFOX Prevention
There's No Place Like Foam Hygiene Poster OUTFOX Prevention

There's No Place Like Foam

Familiar Phrase with a Twist to Help Remind People

Hand sanitizer foams are becoming more popular and widely available in organizations each year. They keep germs from feeling "at home" on your hands. This is a great general hygiene poster that can be placed in most areas and in most organizations. It has proven effective in hospitals, schools, daycares and other germ hotspots. Add this to an infection control program and you will see the reduction of illness and disease.

No place like home is a popular phrase that most your students and/or employees should recognize. Place off of it to help them remember to always use good hand hygiene! Using sanitizing foam can make them feel at home with clean hands.

YouTube - Hygiene Posters are better ways to teach hand sanitizing than this video!

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