Environmental Public Health Journal 2021 | BCIT Institutional Repository

Environmental Public Health Journal 2021

Investigating handwashing frequency in Canadians as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic was an unprecedented event that has generated many changes in public behaviour. The purpose of this study was to examine if Canadians are increasing their handwashing compliance due to the pandemic as well as to assess if different demographic variables are associated with handwashing knowledge or behaviour., © Samuel Chen, 2021. All rights reserved. No part of this work covered by the copyright heron may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means – graphics, electronic, or mechanical including photocopying, taping, or information storage and retrieval systems – without written permission of the author., Canada, Canadians, COVID-19, hand hygiene, handwashing, pandemic, SARS-CoV-2
Knowledge of hand sanitizer and alcohol content among the general public
The purpose of this research was to determine, via an on-line survey, whether the general public in Canada, is aware of why certain ingredients, such as alcohol content is important to prevent transmission of disease-causing pathogens. The literature demonstrates the importance of hand sanitizers, the efficacy between different types of sand sanitizers, ingredient lists, and the public’s knowledge regarding the effectiveness of hand sanitizers., hand sanitizer, alcohol content, knowledge, efficacy