“An estimated 40 million Americans get sick from germs transmitted on dirty hands.”
Center for Disease Control

Our line of popular hand washing posters have been proven to motivate people to “Scrub ’em!” They can be found in schools, day care centers, adult homes, restaurants, hospitals and other places where people gather. Promoting hand washing is what we do.

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IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT HANDWASHING

FACT 1

Let’s Get Real About Hand Washing

1. People die from super bugs.
2. Most germs spread from touching-touching food, touching one’s mouth, eyes and nose.
3. Every year children die from diarrhea-the second common cause of childhood death.
4. Fewer than 25 percent of food handlers wash their hands before food preparation.
5. Pneumonia is the number one cause of child deaths.
6. Over 3,000 germs can be found on the typical human hand.
7. Every door knob, hand rail, shopping cart handle, remote…just about everything you touch is alive with germs.

FACT 2

Hand Washing Initiatives Pay Big Dividends

1. When reminded, more people wash their hands.
2. Fewer students miss school because of illness.
3. Fewer people miss work because of illness.
4. Children more likely to avoid life threatening diarrhea and pneumonia.
5. Fewer germs are passed along the way to others.

FACT 3

Hand Washing Failures

1. To be effective, the act of hand washing should take at least 15 seconds.
2. Most people wash their hands for about 7 seconds.
3. Most people only wash their palms and ignore the fingers and back of the hands.
5. Only about 50 percent of men wash their hands after going to the bathroom.
6. Only about 75 percent of women wash their hands after going to the bath room.
7. Most children won’t wash their hands at all unless directed by an adult.

TESTIMONIALS

  • Great for the Office

    These posters have been great for the office. They remind everyone to wash their hands regularly to avoid nasty germs diseases that affect everybody around them.

    – Joe Bell

  • Attractive Posters help avoid germ spreading!

    I ordered a dozen of your “Germ Farm” posters. They were so attractive I had all 12 of them framed! They are great attention getters that make people smile as well as scrub up!

    – Jan Valentin

People Die From Super Bugs Every Day…Hand Washing is Your Best Defense

Stop Harmful Microbes…Wash Your Hands!

TIPS WHEN HANDWASHING

TIP 1

Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.

TIP 2

Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Be sure to lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails.

TIP 3

Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the “Happy Birthday” song from beginning to end twice.

Rinse your hands well under clean, running water.

Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them.

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