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clean hands

morally unimpeachable. The phrase is enshrined in one of the maxims of the English courts of Equity: ‘he who comes to equity must come with clean hands.’ The ‘cleanliness’ is in relation to the matter before the court, rather than in all aspects of the litigant's life and work. See also EX TURPI CAUSA NON ORITUR ACTIO.
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As part of the Clean Hands program, children learn about personal hygiene by participating in handwashing demonstrations, story time and an interactive "germy" skit.
One of the major features of Clean Hands Safe Hands System is the Natural Language Voice Reminder(TM), which is a unobtrusive audio recording of a person's voice reminding staff members to perform hand hygiene if they forgot to do so.
Di Pietro said that he collected around 3 million documents in the Clean Hands investigation, adding that no new prosecutor would have been able to deal with all of them in time.
Kimberly-Clark designed the Clean Hands Care Program to help drive greater visibility and knowledge of the critical role hand hygiene plays in the transmission of germs.
Using a towel on clean hands creates a barrier between the skin and the substance for faster and easier clean up.
NCR is reporting the persecution of nuns by Vatican and bishops as lithe hierarchy came to the discussion with clean hands.
A NEW TRAVEL destination is beckoning Washington state travelers with the promise of good health and clean hands.
He that hath clean hands and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity nor sworn deceitfully.
The Clean Hands Save Lives campaign is a crucial part of patient safety at Mafraq Hospital," said John Nickens, CEO, Mafraq Hospital.
The December issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter offers information and tips to help ensure clean hands.
The Irish government and Catholic Church cannot ever have a clear conscience, clean hands or clean hearts.
Clean hands often mean healthy kids and less school days missed due to illness.