Hand Hygiene - Selection of Relevant Hand Washing Taps, Sinks & Equipment
This page is written to provide practical guidance to assist in the selection of suitable hand washing equipment for use by healthcare professionals.
Further information can be obtained from numerous bodies including the CQC, NHS and local PCT authorities
Relevant sectors will include medical, minor surgery, general practitioners & dental practitioners.
Hand Hygiene is considered one of the most critical elements in reducing the spread of infection. Whilst the remit for infection control is widespread and should be considered in its' entirety, the guidance in this article refers only to the provision of equipment for hand washing facilities.
Hand Wash Basins, Sinks & Taps
Note: The setting of a maximum water temperature may be required in some circumstances which can be achieved with the use of a TMV approved thermostatic blending valve
As a guide, the handwashing facility should be away from areas where splashing occurs and should be outside curtained examination rooms where applicable
Should you have any questions regarding compatability of these products, please contact the Notjusttaps technical sales department to discuss your requirements.