Children are the “Petri dishes of infection”
Preschool and nursery teachers are particularly resistant to illness – they are after all surrounded by it all the time, particularly during the winter months. What tactics do they use to keep healthy? Hand washing is the most important, according to a recent article from the USA – on the In Style website.
The report, by
Hand washing with soap and water to the rescue
Childcare providers, who work at “ground zero for germs” according to In Style, who asked fourteen preschool teachers how they reduce the risk of illness.
Top of the list came hand washing.
A preschool teacher with more than 40 year’s experience said
“To help prevent myself from getting sick I constantly wash my hands and remind the children to wash theirs.”
Another, who has worked in childcare in Newark for five years, washes her hands at least twenty times a day and another reportedly often encourages her students to wash theirs.
Kiddiwash mobile sinks are perfect for kids – and teachers!
Hand washing is the most important lesson a child can learn and acquiring it is an essential lifelong skill. And teachers need to wash their hands regularly too!
The Kiddiwash range of warm water hand wash units are perfect for smaller hands – and are ideal where a portable solution is required.