Techniques for using hand sanitizers

Techniques for using hand sanitizers

Components:
Two components

Waterless hand sanitizer
Friction
Technique:
Four steps:

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.
Apply a dime sized amount of waterless hand sanitizer to the palm of one hand or use a waterless hand sanitizer wipe.
Rub hands together covering all surfaces of hands and fingers.
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

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