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Effective Hygiene for Hands & Skin

Duration of the entire procedure: 40-60 second
Wet hands with water;
Apply enough soap to cover all hand surfaces;
Rub hands palm to palm;
Right palm over left dorsum with interlaced fingers and vice versa;
Palm to palm with fingers interlaced;
Backs of fingers to opposing palms with fingers interlocked;
Rotational rubbing of left thumb clasped in right palm and vice versa;
Rotational rubbing, backwards and forwards with clasped fingers of right hand in left palm and vice versa;
Rinse hands with water;
Dry hands thoroughly with a single use towel;
Use towel to turn off the taps;
Your hands are now safe.
Adapted from World Health Organisation Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care