EMPLOYEE WELCOME GUIDE 19 Your 6 Moments for Hand Hygiene Before touching the patient. 1. Before performing a clean/aseptic procedure. 2. After an exposure risk to bodily fluids. 3. After touching a patient and her/his immediate surroundings. 4. After touching any object or furniture in the patient’s room. 5. NOTE Wash or gel your hands before and after wearing gloves. Wearing gloves DOES NOT replace the need to clean your hands. Remove and discard gloves after each task. WASH or GEL When entering or exiting a patient-care room. 6.