Tanzifco celebrated Global Hand Washing Day through the week with a culmination of activities on 15th October 2015 to increase awareness about the importance of hand hygiene.
This year’s theme for Global Handwashing Day is, “Raise a hand for hygiene”! A special Refresher Hand Hygiene Course was conducted by the Quality Control team for supervisors and cleaners reiterating methodically the steps involved in washing one’s hands and underlining its importance in maintaining cleanliness and hygiene. The activities included an intense hand hygiene training course with practical demonstrations on hand washing steps. This was followed by a quiz competition and random spot checks on hand washing; these resulted in happy winners who topped both activities.
“By participating in the campaign, we aim to raise awareness on the importance of handwashing; it’s an effective and simple way to prevent diseases. Global Hand Washing Day gives us an opportunity to encourage our people again to wash their hands and practice hand hygiene at all times,” said Mr. Ali Deryan, General Manager,Tanzifco as he elucidated his thoughts on the occasion.
He added, “At Tanzifco, we provide training as per BICSc standard including mandatory health and safety training to our cleaners. This mainly gains further significance in the light of those cleaners who provide cleaning services to the healthcare sector; herein we must ensure that they provide a safe and hygienic environment to patients.”
Global Hand Washing Day events around the world help promote hand washing and raise awareness of the crucially important role it plays in improving hygiene practices in our community.