Correctly washing your hands takes less than a minute from start to finish – yet more than 95 per cent of people aren’t doing it properly. That’s pretty worrying when you think of all the people you’ve been around lately, all the hands you’ve shaken and the germs that cover most surfaces.

Reduce your risk of getting sick this cold and flu season by following these six simple steps to properly washing your hands. Proper hand washing is the easiest, most cost-effective way to drastically reduce the likelihood of spreading or picking up harmful bacteria.

Stay healthy this cold and flu season with our Hand Washing How-To Guide.