Sticker relating to hygiene and cleanliness, London, England, c. 1960-1970

Made:
1960-1970 in England
publisher:
Central Council for Health Education

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Adhesive sticker, intended for display in fstaff toilets, reminding workers of the need to wash hands with the
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Adhesive sticker, intended for display in staff toilets, reminding workers of the need to wash hands with the illustrated message 'Germs get through toilet paper', produced by the Central Council for Health Education, London, England, c1960-1970.

The 'Germs get through toilet paper' message, with a small red devil bursting through the toilet paper, highlighted the disease-spreading potential of dirty hands. These can carry potentially harmful bacteria such as salmonella and E. coli that cause serious health problems. The adhesive sticker was for display in staff toilets to remind workers to wash hands. It was produced by the Central Council for Health Education between 1960 and 1970.

Details

Category:
Public Health & Hygiene
Object Number:
1999-242/4
type:
sticker
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
status:
Permanent collection

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