TidyChoice, a domestic cleaning platform in the UK, has created an infographic, ‘’Why you need to clean your home workplace’’ showing the importance of keeping your workplace germ-free. An unhygienic workspace causes 68% of sick leave with 95% of sick leave being from minor illnesses.
The average keyboard has a staggering 3,543k germs per square inch, compared to 3,200k found on a toilet. A keyboard is likely to be the filthiest item at home.
Viruses like flu and cold can survive on hard surfaces for 24 hours. More serious pathogens such as Hepatitis and MRSA can last for 42 days and 6 months respectively. To kill bacteria and help stop the spread of germs, you need to disinfect your workplace thoroughly every day. TidyChoice presents their top tips for keeping your home workplace clean in the attached infographic.