Infection prevention – hand washing is “key factor”

Mobile hand washing facilities for medial use

The importance of hand washing – wherever you are

Washing hands with soap and water is the single most relevant activity when it comes to helping people avoid getting sick. That’s the clear message in a recent report on the Manatee Memorial Hospital website.

The article emphasises not only the importance of hand washing, but the fact that it has to be undertaken in an effective and correct manner.

Washing using soap and water

Manatee Memorial Hospital are keen to help patients and visitors alike stay as clear as possible from infections caused by germs and point out a number diseases that can be spread by contaminated hands.

The correct methodology outlined by the hospital should always be followed in a number of clearly defined situation including before eating, after using the bathroom or after handling animals.

“Wet your hands with warm water and apply soap
Rub your hands together vigorously and scrub the entire area for at least 20 seconds. Don’t forget to get between your fingers and under your nails!
Rinse thoroughly and turn the faucet off using a towel
Dry your hands.”

The TEAL Stop n’Wash mobile hand washing station

The synchronised display takes users through the automatic TEAL Stop n’Wash programme and 7 rubbing actions as laid down on the National Health Service Guidelines “Hand-washing technique with soap and water.”

The Stop n’Wash is available to hire for all manner of medical requirements, such as during building work and maintenance, the outbreak of illnesses such as norovirus – or to help educate staff and visitors about washing with soap and water during hand washing campaigns.

High quality hand washing with soap and water – perfect for patients and visitors!

Portable hot water hand washing for healthcare situations – the TEAL Stop n’Wash is entirely self contained and needs no mains water service or drainage connections.

Teal Task Force mobile hand washing

Hot water hand wash hire for UK medical emergencies

Introducing the TEAL Task Force

TEAL Task Force staff provide a rapid deployment and installation service for the class-leading Teal Stop n’Wash portable hand washing station to medical facilities. Setup and training is provided for on-site staff as part of the service.