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Step One: Wet Hands

Remove jewellery and watch. Wet hands with warm water.

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Step Two: Soap

Be sure to use enough liquid soap.

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Step Three: Lather Well

Lather for 15-20 seconds. Clean wrists, palms, back of hands and between fingers.

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Step Four: Rinse

Rinse with warm water. Be sure not to touch the side of the sink.

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Step Five: Dry

Dry hands completely with paper towel or with an air dryer.

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Step Six: Keep Clean

Use a paper towel to turn off water and open door, protecting hands from being re-contaminated.

Hand Sanitizing

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Step One: Apply

Apply enough sanitizer to completely cover both hands.

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Step Two: Rub Palms

Rub hands together, palm to palm for, 15-20 seconds.

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Step Three: Rub Top

Rub top of hand with palm of other hand.

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Step Four: Under Fingers

Spread sanitizer over and under fingernails.

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Step Five: Between Fingers

Spread sanitizer between fingers.

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Step Six: Rub Unit Dry

Keep rubbing hands together until they are dry. Don’t dry with a towel.