Hand Washing Facts

5 Hand Washing Facts Most People Don't Know The purpose of handwashing is simpler than most people might think. A common misconception which we discuss at length within our food safety classes to prep for the ServSafe exam, is that handwashing is not intended to "kill", or sanitize, our hands. The soap and warm water are used simply to loosen dirt, grime, and pathogens (bacteria or viruses) from the surface of the skin, and send all those items [see more]