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Wash

Gains equal losses.

Wash

A situation in which the profit on one activity or investment equals the loss on another. When an investment is a wash, it is said to break even.
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Staff and patients forced to wash hands in sink in the corridor due to a lack of sinks in bed areas.
In a bid to cut down on the number of incidents, the trust is urging people to wash hands thoroughly before preparing food and after going to the toilet and handling pets, store uncooked food separately from cooked food and keep the coldest part of the fridge below 5C (41F).
Wash hands with either a nonantimicrobial soap and water or an antimicrobial soap and water when handling an item that is visibly dirty, contaminated with proteinaceous material, or visibly soiled with blood or other body fluids.
Always wash hands carefully with warm running water straight after touching animals and other farm objects, especially before eating or drinking.
ALWAYS wash hands thoroughly with soap before and after eating, after any contact with animals and again before leaving the farm.
Wash hands prior to and after eating, preparing food, using the restroom, or whenever hands become soiled.
Everyone, especially health-care workers, should wash hands before entering and after leaving rooms of HSCT recipients and candidates undergoing conditioning therapy (chemotherapy and radiation) (17,19) or before and after any direct contact with patients, regardless of whether hands were soiled [AI].
Wash hands often in warm, soapy water, especially before food preparation and after handling raw meat and seafood.