One of the main priorities for any business is to ensure that their work environment, whether a warehouse, office, or retail store, is safe for employees and customers. And in today’s world, COVID-19 is making that the number one business priority.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought hand washing back to the forefront of our concerns as we are all now re-examining all our habits and preconceptions about hygiene and bacteria. And an equally crucial step is how you are drying them.
We all know by now that proper hand hygiene is vital to controlling the spread of viruses and bacteria that can make us and other sick period while the hand drying options in public and workplace bathrooms typically include paper towels and/or air dryers. The question is, which will most effectively get rid of the germs on your hands?
Multiple studies have been done that reveal that paper towels prevent the spread of 1,300 times more bacteria than jet air dryers.
Drying your hands with paper hand towels is the most effective method for reducing the proliferation of bacteria among people, and for limiting the dispersion of bacteria into the environment.
The fact that hand dryers and jet dryers have the potential to spread so many germs, bacteria and viruses into the air as it dries hands should really be a concern to take seriously.