Safety

Survey shows worldwide noncompliance for hand hygiene

OSHA Healthcare Connection, June 7, 2011

A survey distributed globally by the World Health Organization (WHO) found that nearly 50% of healthcare professionals don’t wash their hands before coming in contact with patients. This crucial step is WHO’s Moment 1 in its initiative, Save Lives: Clean Your Hands, which has five recommendations (moments) for healthcare workers.

Read more about the survey results at OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

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