'Public cleanliness is important individual health'? Comment

‘Public cleanliness is important individual health’? Comment.

Public cleanliness is important for maintaining public health. It helps in preventing a large number of deadly diseases which are quite common under unhygeinic conditions.

Public cleanliness should be practised everywhere inculding schools, workplaces, industries, home etc.

In addition to frequent hand washing, schools should instruct teachers to educate students on the following hygiene practices:

  • Cover mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing with a tissue.
  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve when a tissues is unavailable.
  • Dispose of used tissues properly.
  • Wash hands regularly and thoroughly.

For employees at work places, hand sanitizers are an effective cleaning tool, killing 99.9% of most common germs. At workstations, regular cleaning of computer keyboards, phone handles, and desks also minimizes the risk of germ contamination.