Thursday, October 25, 2012

Best Hand Hygiene Signs Ever!! - This time I really mean it!

OK, back on topic. The Allegheny County Health Department developed a series of hand hygiene signs based on literary classics way back in 1999 to stop a shigellosis outbreak.  The project, called Literary Classics: A New Kind of Reading Material for Public Restrooms won the prestigious J. Howard Beard Award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials. The nine hand-hygiene signs were based on work by authors Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Judy Bloom, Mark Twain and others. All are available here in JPG or PDF. Amazing.


h/t Melissa Ward

3 comments:

  1. Word.

    I personally like the Mark Twain and Jane Austen "quotes" the best.

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  2. Agree. Just didn't want to appear to condone "whipping across the buttocks" as written in the Mark Twain one.

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  3. Love it! I used to love those Judy Blume books as a kid. Great sign.

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