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Bathroom hand dryers spraying poop on your hands, study finds

Discussion in 'Sound Off (MichiganForums.com)' started by CHASINEYES, Apr 14, 2018.

  1. CHASINEYES

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  2. petronius

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    I wipe my hands on my pants instead of using a hand dryer.
     

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    Thanks just what I needed to hear.
     
  4. TK81

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    And I thought I was the only one!
     
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  5. CHASINEYES

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    Pants %100 of the time now. Unless they have paper hanging. I wont touch a dispenser handle. Door is opened with a push from my foot.
     
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    If the door opens inward, I cover my hand with my shirt tail.

    There is one restaurant we go to that has a hand dryer. I take a bunch of napkins with me to wipe my hands and open the door.
     
  7. Liver and Onions

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    If it's a nice restaurant they have cloth napkins that you can take with you to the bathroom and then return them to the table.

    L & O
     
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    I worked in a large assembly plant its amazing how many guys walk out of the pooper and do not wash .
     
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    Odors are small particles so when you walk into a smelly latrine you are breathing fresh poop .
     
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    The one's who walk out without washing are noticed.
     
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  11. goodworkstractors

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    I don't think there's a germ-free way to escape the pooper. My brother sent me an article (can't find it for the life of me) that talked about the poop particles that go airborne once you flush the toilet. So, you or the stall next to you flushing the toilet is just continuing to spread it around. Makes sense that the dryers would as well.

    Will update if I can find it.
     
  12. Radar420

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    My dad used to be in the cleaning supply business and they've known about the bacteria in the hand dryers for the past 30 or so years at least.

    Here's another tip: don't take any candy or toothpicks from the register area unless it's individually wrapped or at least prevented from people getting their paws all over everything ;)
     
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    So many people don't even was their hands...so don't eat those bar peanuts :yikes:

    What I'd like to know is how this fecal matter gets tossed around? I mean I know I don't come into contact with it during my daily trip to the library....but then again we do have some simple minds out there roaming the streets... :sad:
     
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    Another one to consider are those folks who walk right out of the restroom without washing their hands in a gas station, than end up going over to the coffee pot area & fondling all the plastic coffee lids. For those who follow, direct contact with the mouth.

    No Thanks!

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    Actually when I wash at a public restroom, I wipe my wet hands on my forearms and face to dry off. It is a nice feeling actually.

    Then at the door, I use the absolute least amount of finger contact on the handle, knowing what I know...often using a piece of paper towel and discarding it after exiting the facility.
     
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