Global Handwashing Day is celebrated annually on the 15th of October to raise awareness on the importance of hand hygiene. This campaign also motivates good personal hygiene practices as it is a key approach to disease prevention
According to the National Vaccine Information Center, 80% of infectious diseases like influenza are transmitted through touch. And with proper hand and personal hygiene practices, the risk of being infected with respiratory diseases can be minimised by 16%.
Germs and harmful bacteria are known to inhibit on the most unsuspecting items like your mobile phone, so here are some quick hygiene tips that can help to reduce your visits to the doctor.
Download our infographic here for more hand hygiene statistics and if you wish to find out more about ways to improve your office hygiene, speak to our experts now at 1300 882 288!