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Handwashing and Illness Prevention in the Workplace for All Industries

    Handwashing and Illness Prevention in the Workplace for All Industries

    In situations where workers might be exposed to disease agents such as but not limited to the current COVID-19 virus, handwashing plays an important role in promoting a healthier and more safe work environment.   During the Handwashing and Illness Prevention in the Workplace for All Industries course, students will learn about the importance of handwashing as well as the proper handwashing steps recommended by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

    Course Objectives

    Handwashing and Illness Prevention in the Workplace for All Industries helps students:

    • Explain the importance of handwashing to protect oneself from illness.
    • Describe the highly recommended situations for handwashing.
    • List the five steps recommended by the U. S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention for proper handwashing.
    • Recommend hand sanitizer as an alternative to soap and water.
    • List the steps of using hand sanitizer.

     After completing the course, students will understand the situations where handwashing is recommended, the steps for proper handwashing, and recommendations for hand sanitizers as alternatives to handwashing.

    Course Audience

    This intermediate-level online course is appropriate for all workers and managers, supervisors, and team leaders. Additional courses that will help deal with infectious diseases include:

    • N-95 and Other Filtering Facepiece Respirators Awareness for All Industries
    • OSH Guidance and Regulations on Viral Exposures and Recording Workplace Exposures for All Industries

    To determine if Handwashing and Illness Prevention in the Workplaces for All Industries is appropriate for your training needs, contact us online or call 800-971-1080.

    Course Features and Benefits

    Upon completion of Handwashing and Illness Prevention in the Workplace for All Industries, participants will understand the situations where handwashing is recommended, the steps for proper handwashing, and recommendations for hand sanitizers as alternatives to handwashing.

    Burlington, MA 01803
    Call: 800.971.1080