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Title: THR Hand Hygiene Program


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THR Hand Hygiene Program
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THR Hand Hygiene Program
  • Raise awareness about the importance of proper
    hand hygiene and improve hand washing behavior in
    participants.
  • Discuss the impact that bacterial and viral
    related illnesses (common cold, flu) have on
    healthcare costs and productivity.
  • Raise awareness that Good Health is in Your
    Hands!

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MRSA Admissions - 2000
DFW Hospital Council - 2006
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MRSA Admissions - 2003
DFW Hospital Council - 2006
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MRSA Admissions - 2005
DFW Hospital Council - 2006
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MRSA Admissions 2007
DFW Hospital Council 2008
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Did you know???
  • Germs are everywhere.
  • Germs are invisible to the naked eye.
  • There are 229,000 Germs per sq inch on frequently
    used faucet handles.
  • The kitchen sink harbors more germs than the
    toilet does.
  • The hands are the most exposed part of the body
    to germs.

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Did you know???
  • The average work desk contains 21,000 germs per
    square inch, 400 times more than the average
    toilet seat!!

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What Types of Germs are There?
  • Bacteria can reproduce outside of the body or
    within the body as they cause infection (like
    sore throats, ear infections, cavities and many
    more)
  • Viruses when viruses get inside peoples bodies,
    they can spread and make people sick (viruses
    cause chickenpox, measles, flu and many other
    diseases)

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Types of Infections
  • Respiratory Infections
  • might come from a Cold (upper RI) or Flu
    (lower RI)
  • Skin Infections
  • Fungus ringworm
  • Viral Cold Sores
  • Bacteria Staph Infections, MRSA

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THINK ABOUT ALL THE THINGS YOU TOUCH IN ONE DAY.
  • How many possible Germ encounters did you have in
    one hour?

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THINK ABOUT ALL THE THINGS YOU TOUCH IN ONE DAY.
  • How about in one day?

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Hand Hygiene - Workplace Facts
  • Hand washing is a professional workplace
    responsibility of everyone.
  • More than 50 of respondents said no plan in
    place to prevent the spread of flu in the
    workplace.
  • Approximately 40 of American workers dont wash
    their hands often enough, or long enough
    additionally, most employers dont encourage hand
    washing in the workplace.

(Source National Foundation of Infectious
Diseases 2006) (Source Soap and Detergent
Association National Cleaning Survey 2001)
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Hand Hygiene - Workplace Facts
  • Hand washing is the first line of defense in
  • preventing germs, viruses and infections from
  • spreading illness and disease in the workplace.
  • Infectious diseases, such as the common cold and
    flu (along with many other diseases) are commonly
    spread through hand-to-hand contact.

(Source US Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
2003)
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Hand Hygiene - Workplace Facts
  • Hand hygiene is an important way to potentially
  • reduce productivity costs resulting from employee
    sick-days, and business healthcare cost.
  • 58 of respondents know of a co-worker that has
    come to work with the flu.
  • 30 of respondents stated they contracted the flu
    virus from a co-worker.

(Source National Foundation for Infectious
Diseases, 2006)
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Hand Washing Habits
How Often Are AmericansWashing Their Hands?
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Wash Your Hands
  • BEFORE eating, preparing or serving food.
  • AFTER blowing your nose, when sick.
  • AFTER using the toilet.
  • AFTER coughing or sneezing Germs get on hands
    from a sneeze ALWAYS sneeze or cough into your
    elbow or sleeve.

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Wash Your Hands
  • AFTER handling raw meat, fish, poultry and before
    touching any other foods.
  • AFTER you touch animals and pets and,
  • WHENEVER hands look, feel or smell dirty.

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SCARY FACTS
  • Viruses can be transferred from a dry smooth
    surface up to 20 minutes after said surface is
    contaminated.

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SCARY FACTS
  • E. Coli, Salmonella, and Bacteria can live up to
    two hours on surfaces like doorknobs, keyboards,
    and tables.

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SCARY FACTS
  • Bacteria double in number every 20 minutes.
  • Five Bacteria in a sandwich at 12pm will total
    over 10 million by 7pm.

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6 Steps to Good Hand Hygiene
  1. Wet Hands
  2. Add Soap
  3. Scrub for 15 seconds
  4. Rinse
  5. Towel Dry
  6. Turn off water with paper towel

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Step One
  • Wet Hands
  • with
  • Warm Water

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Step Two
  • Add Soap

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Step Three
  • SCRUB (for 15 seconds)

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Step Four
  • Rinse Hands Under
  • Running Water

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Step Five
  • Dry Hands with a
  • Paper Towel

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Step Six
  • Turn water off and open door using a paper towel.

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Remember to
  • Toss Paper Towel in The Trash

Remember Washing your hands is the first step to
staying healthy!!
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