Strict hand

severe discipline; rigorous government.

See also: Hand

References in classic literature ?
When once more alone, I reviewed the information I had got; looked into my heart, examined its thoughts and feelings, and endeavoured to bring back with a strict hand such as had been straying through imagination's boundless and trackless waste, into the safe fold of common sense.
While a strict hand is necessary to keep your budget under control, too much authority where your child always hears the word "no" will curb their enthusiasm.
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (November 15) investigating an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in a secondary school in Central, and again urged the public and institutions to maintain strict hand, personal and environmental hygiene amid the peak season.
Strict hand hygiene and other practices shortened stays and cut costs and mortality in a pediatric intensive care unit.
1-3] Both pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria commonly colonise these items and simple infection-control measures such as strict hand hygiene, specific dress codes for staff and the bare-below-the-elbow policy often help in the fight against nosocomial infections.
During the six-hour inspection they found less than half the staff they monitored followed strict hand hygiene rules.
We also follow strict hand hygiene procedures involving washing with soap and water which is more effective than alcohol gel.
Airlines brought in strict hand luggage rules after the 2006 transatlantic bomb plot.
Disappointingly, the Williams Estate, overseen by Sewance: The University of the South, rules with a notoriously strict hand that restrains the generative possibilities of his work.
On Monday, Borisov stated that Bulgarians are just like his dogs a "one should keep a strict hand over them", he said.
Strict hand hygiene, gloves, gowns, and contact precautions in a private room are recommended for the duration of diarrhea in patients with CDI.
STRICT hand hygiene measures are being introduced in GP surgeries and care homes in the fight against infections and superbugs.