The Control of Germs Should be Part of all Businesses Health and Safety Programs

by Jamie Pritchard August 09, 2019

Health and Safety managers

All businesses have or should have a Health and Safety Program, of those that do not all cover germs and bacteria in the work place. Your plan should include this as they can be as dangerous as stack of steel!

It is not hard to implement, as it is all about awareness and you can start with the basics - hand washing. Hand washing is the single most effective way to reduce the spread of germs and bacteria?

To get the job done it takes at least 25-30 seconds of scrubbing with soap right down between your fingers with warm water followed by a warm rinse. Give your hands 8-12 good shakes into the sink to remove excess as this will make drying easier and more effective.

Visit the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety at the link below to download a Hand-washing reminder for your businesses offices.


Jamie Pritchard is the President of Roxton Industries - All things Clean!

Jamie Pritchard
Jamie Pritchard


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