Handwashing

How to Prevent the Spread of Viruses and Infections

Washing your hands is one of the most important ways to protect yourself, your family and employees from getting sick. Many viruses and infections, such as the Coronavirus (COVID-19), are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. Proper hand hygiene can prevent the spread of viruses and infections from one person to another and throughout your community, from your home and workplace to childcare centres and hospitals. Learn the recommended hand washing process to stay healthy.

Duration of hand wash

Hand Washing Process:

Wet hands with water and apply soap.

Rub hands palm to palm in rotational motion.

Interlace fingers, rub right palm to back of left hand and vice versa.​

Lock left and right fingers together and rub side to side.​

Clasp right thumb with left hand and rub in a rotational motion and vice versa.​

Rotational rubbing, in backwards and forwards motion with fingertips to both right and left palms.​

Rinse both hands with running water.​

Dry both hands thoroughly using paper towel.​

Use paper towel to turn off tap. As an extra measure hand sanitiser may be used.​

Med-X Healthcare Solutions:

Med-X offers a full range of washroom and hygiene solutions including hand soap dispensers, hand sanitisers, toilet seat cleaners, urinal cleaners and treatments, at extremely competitive rates.

To find out more, contact a friendly member of our team online or on 1300 116 339.

Disposable Sharps Containers

Med-X can provide you with the most suitable sharps disposal system for your property. This includes “closed loop” systems that can safely and securely dispose of all sharps waste.

Clinical & Related Waste Services

We offer a wide range of clinical waste disposal containers to suit every size & requirement. These include all internal & external offerings to keep your property as safe & hygienic as possible.

Feminine Hygiene & Sanitary Services

Hygiene disposal options are essential in businesses. Without sanitary bins, common waste can often be flushed down toilets – potentially causing blockages.

Washroom Products & Services

To cover your every washroom and hygiene need, Med-X offers a wide range of washroom accessories and products.

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