Environmental Support | Flu & Pneumonia Interventions
Environmental support for adult immunization
Environmental support provides a worksite physically designed to encourage good health.
Provide handwashing stations for employees and encourage their use
- It is estimated that up to 80% of all infections are transmitted by hands making good hygiene practices among all employees a must. Employees who regularly wash their hands are less likely to get sick and miss work
- Provide hand sanitizers and gels containing 60%-90% ethanol or isopropanol when sinks and soap are not available
- Employers can also remind employees about good hygiene by placing handwashing signs and reminders in bathrooms, kitchens, break rooms, or other communal areas with sinks
Page last reviewed: April 1, 2016