We may take it for granted, but clean hands and effective hand washing is critical to fighting cross-contamination and the spread of pathogens in the food processing environment. The graphic below shows the areas most often missed with simple hand washing. Fingernails, cuticles, creases and crevices of the fingers and hands are all areas where pathogens hide. These problem areas require special attention when washing. Using a quality sanitizing hand soap like our Alpet® Q E2 Sanitizing Foam Soap and following the hand washing guidelines at the bottom of this page will go a long way in effectively fighting this type of cross-contamination. For added protection, add our Alpet® E3 Plus Hand Sanitizer Spray to your hand hygiene program. Alpet E3 Plus is delivered as an atomized spray which saturates those hard to reach areas of the fingers and hands and is effective in killing 99.9999% of pathogens common to food processing facilities.
|Thoroughly wet hands||Take an adequate amount of soap||Rub palms and back of hands, rub thumbs and interlace fingers|
|Rub fingertips into palm of opposite hand||Rub the wrists||Rinse well with running water. Dry hands thoroughly with paper towel|