Canada’s third national STOP! Clean Your Hands Day will take place Monday, May 7, 2012. This national event coincides with a global initiative of the World Health Organization, Save Lives: Clean Your Hands.

What is your organization doing for clean hands day?

You can access resources from the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s website,, and the WHO website.

Last year, CPSI had a hand hygiene video contest – you can watch some of these fun and creative entries, as well as others from around the world, by following the links below (or you can access them all via the PICNet YouTube Channel).

i wanna wash my hands brandt I Wanna Wash My Hands
Brandt Community Healthcare System
get on board Get On Board With Hand Hygiene
Royal Alexander Hospital
 i wanna wash my hands bloomfield I Wanna Wash My Hands
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
mrs a 4 Mrs. A
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
mt sinai 5 Mount Sinai Hand Hygiene Video
Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Division of Training and Education
PumpIt2 Pump It
Paradise Valley Hospital
wash em 2 Wash ‘Em
Jefferson University Hospital
SICKkids Still The S.I.C.K. Team (Special Infection Control Kids Team)
Department of Communications & Engagement, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
vch hand hygiene Vancouver Coastal Health Hand Hygiene Dance
Vancouver Coastal Health
safety and I know it It’s Safety And I Know It
Eastern Wisconsin Division of the Hospital Sisters Health System
gottabeclean Gotta Be Clean – Sir Wash-A-Lot and ECRMC
El Centro Regional Medical Center, California
lets get it started 1 Let’s Get it Started
Memorial Hospital of South Bend
phsa dance PHSA Hand Hygiene Dance Video
PHSA Quality, Safety, and Outcome Improvement
germs Germs, Germs, Baby
Radiology Department at Stephens County Hospital