Is Hand Washing or Hand Drying Hard?

23/08/2023   ●    < 1 minute

Hand washing and hand drying are not hard. Remembering the right way to wash and dry your hands, however, can challenge even the most fastidious adults. We are aiming for a laugh from adults with our multiple choice hand washing fill in the blank game.

Hand washing facts: most people are terrible at washing their hands. Many don’t use soap. With up to 80% of communicable diseases transferred by touch and poor hand washing contributing to nearly 50% of all food-borne illness, it’s time for a refresher.

Answer key at the bottom of the page.

When should you wash your hands?

  1. Before you eat
  2. As soon as you get to work
  3. After using the bathroom
  4. As soon as you get home
  5. Anytime your hands look dirty
  6. All of the above

What is the best way to wash your hands?

  1. Wet your hands
  2. Scrub with soap, ideally foamy soap, for at least 20 seconds.
  3. Wipe them on my pants

What infections can you get from poor hand washing?

  1. Cold and Flu
  2. Salmonella
  3. The Love Bug
  4. Coronavirus
  5. Laughter
  6. All of the above

What is the best method of hand drying after hand washing to prevent infection?

  1. On my pants
  2. On someone else’s pants
  3. Drip dry
  4. Thoroughly dry with a towel


Let’s discuss ideas for how can Alsco’s Fresh & Clean can support healthy hand hygiene at your workplace.



1) F  2) B  3) A, B, D  4) D

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