10 Steps to Proper Hand Hygiene - Crossroads
10 Steps to Proper Hand Hygiene. 1. Wet hands first. 2. Use warm water (avoid very hot water to reduce skin irritation). 3. Apply soap and lather up. 4. Rub hands together vigorously and by covering all surfaces (in between fingers, top of hand, wrists) for at least 15 seconds (tip: sing “happy birthday song” twice to yourself). 5.