How to wash your hands - Hand Washing Techniques from the NHS

It takes at least fifteen seconds to wash your hands properly – this is about how long it takes to sing ‘Happy Birthday to You’ twice through!

Encourage children to wash their hands by showing them how to do it, and by setting them a good example.

How to wash your hands:

To see the correct way of washing your hands, please see the steps outlined above.

Acknowledgement goes to the World Health Organisation for the use of their hand washing technique diagrams.