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National Infection Prevention and Control Manual

National Infection Prevention and Control Manual

Appendix 2 - How to Hand Rub

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Duration of the process should be 20-30 seconds.

Apply a palmful of the product in a cupped hand and cover all surfaces.Rub hands palm to palm.Right palm over the back of the other hand with interlaced fingers and vice versa.Palm to palm with fingers interlaced.Back of fingers to opposing palms with fingers interlocked.Rotational rubbing of left thumb clasped in right palm and vice versa.Rotational rubbing, backwards and forwards with clasped fingers of right hand in left palm and vice versa.Once dry, your hands are safe

*Any skin complaints should be referred to local occupational health or GP.