Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 30th, 1996
In one of the most extensive handwashing studies ever conducted, the Compliance Control Center measured handwashing in restaurant, grocery stores, institutional food service and healthcare locations tracking performance over 1.3 million employee hours. The findings showed that people in these critical public service environments fail to wash despite extensive training on the importance of frequent handwashing in the prevention of cross-contamination and infection.
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