Good hygiene

Sharing isn’t caring when it comes to colleagues’ germs

Posted on: September 1st 2017    •    Posted in: PC Cleaning

Around 140 million working days are lost to sickness absence across the UK each year, with colds, flu and gastric illnesses topping the table of causes. Much of the time people are contagious before they have any symptoms, unintentionally spreading the illness further. And this is exacerbated by the trend of ‘presenteeism’ when people come […]

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Contaminated surfaces

Contaminated surfaces

Posted on: August 1st 2017    •    Posted in: PC Cleaning

Several scientific studies have shown how germ-ridden office workspaces can be. Computer keyboards alone have been found to harbour more than 200 times as many bacteria than a toilet seat. One US study that featured in the Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health in 2015 looked specifically at ‘fomites’ – objects likely to carry infection […]

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Keyboards

Keyboards – A Breeding Ground for Colds & Viruses

Posted on: May 19th 2016    •    Posted in: PC Cleaning

With the cold and flu season upon us, the sharing of keyboards and telephones increases the risk of staff picking up germs and being off sick. One way to reduce the risk of cross contamination is to keep this equipment clean and Techclean can provide businesses with a no-obligation quotation, or even a free demonstration […]

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