According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the single most important thing we can do to prevent getting sick, spreading illness, and reduce absenteeism is to wash our hands. All workplaces, schools, health care facilities, food service establishments, office buildings — every business everywhere should help educate staff and guests on when and how to properly wash their hands.
Proper Hand Hygiene is the Single Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Health and the Health of Your Business
A recent study conducted by Medical Mutual of Ohio and GOJO Industries was the first to prove a direct link between the availability of a comprehensive hand hygiene program and a reduction in absenteeism and health care insurance claims1 tied to hand hygiene preventable illnesses. The study found that a comprehensive hand hygiene program not only reduced healthcare claims by over 24%, but also reduced absenteeism by over 13%.