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Hi, we have had a vicious circle of tummy bugs etc (and worse) recently so have been really driving the importance of correct handwashing after going to the toilet, before snack and lunch etc but some of our children are sneaky and want to get in and out as soon as possible to be first in lunch line, back to activities etc. We are trying to crack down on this and thought that using antibacterial gel (the one that doesn't need water) in addition to washing hands until things improve. These dispensers seem to be everywhere at the moment but someone has suggested that we shouldn't allow the children to use in school. Does anyone know anything about this?
We also recently had some nasty bugs going around, many parents were complaining about how many children were getting sick (not that we could do much about it!) but we put in the hand gels and the kids love using them and were taught how to use them correctly abnd we have had no real problems since.
Does anyone know where the guidelines are about this. We have anti-bacterial gel in school and use it when the usual soap dispensers are empty and before the site manager has had chance to refill them.
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