RoSPA: Hand Hygiene - A Video Guide to Effective Hand Washing

Producer: Learning Nexus

Duration: 10 minutes.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 6-month licence.
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Our hands come into contact with many different surfaces and substances, many of them harbouring bacteria and viruses that transfer to our hands and from there either to other people or into our own body.

Good hand washing is the first line of defence against the spread of many illnesses – from the common cold to more serious illnesses such as meningitis, hepatitis A, and food poisoning. It is also crucial in preventing the spread of influenza, and is a major weapon in the armoury to be deployed against influenza pandemic – the occurrence of which experts describe as being ‘when’ not ‘if’.

This short video based course takes the learner step-by-step through the key stages of hand washing and will enable effective hand washing in less than 30 seconds.

This course is aimed at:
- Food Handlers
- Healthcare Professionals
- Carers
- Workers with Children
- Anyone in contact with children or babies
- Anyone in contact with animals

This product has a certificate available upon request from Customer Services.

Please Note: The demo link for this title is representative of the courseware but does not give access to the actual course.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Silverlight may also need to be installed for some courses
- Most ECDL courses will require a download of the ActivX component from within the course


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This course designed to teach the learner the correct way to wash their hands effectively in 30 seconds.


On completion of this course the learner will be able to wash their hands effectively in 30 seconds, helping to prevent the spread of disease.

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