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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