1.2.8 Using Alcohol-Based Hand Rub

Sometimes you will need to practice hygiene when clean running water and soap are not readily available. In these times, the use of alcohol-based hand rub is advised. It is good practice for any care provider to carry hand sanitizer with them while at work, or have some available to you, in case there is an unexpected need. Please take a moment and review the steps for using alcohol-based hand sanitizer presented in this Public Health Ontario infographic.

Watch the following video to learn about how to use alcohol-based hand rub to sanitize the hands.

Click here to download a video transcript in .docx format: Video Transcript.

Practice Makes Perfect

Try to answer the following questions about using alcohol-based hand sanitizer:


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