Standard Precautions are a set of infection control practices that healthcare personnel use to reduce transmission of microorganisms in healthcare settings.
Standard Precautions protect both healthcare personnel and patients from contact with infectious agents.
HAND RUB (foam and gel)
Apply to palm of one hand (the amount used depends on specific hand rub product).
Rub hands together, covering all surfaces, focusing in particular on the fingertips and fingernails, until dry. Use enough rub to dry.
Wet hands with water.
Rub hands together for at least 20 seconds, covering all surfaces, focusing on fingertips and fingernails.
Rinse under running water and dry with a disposable towel.
Use the towel to turn off the faucet.