The scary facts behind office cleanliness

May 12, 2020 3:26 pm


Now more than ever it is extremely important that we are keeping our work environments clean. This is not always possible with the staff that we have available which is why utilising the services of a office cleaning Gloucester company is a great idea. Not only does office cleaning in Gloucester by Intocleaning mean that you don’t have to try and work a cleaning schedule around your staff, but they also have all the right tools and equipment as well as a variety of cleaning products.

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Here are a few scary facts about office hygiene.

  • It is thought that the average work desk is over 400 times dirtier than the average toilet seat. That equates to around 10 million bacteria on the desk. So for your messy colleague that could be a lot higher figure.
  • Your computer keyboard is thought to hold over 7500 bacteria alone. When was the last time you disinfected your keyboard and mouse.

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  • The most common areas for bacteria to collect are your keyboard, mouse and work telephone. These should be cleaned daily.
  • Over 80% of infections are spread through droplets that we then carry on our hands and move around the office on all the items that we touch.