Everyone knows how unsanitary public places can be; the handle of a door, a grocery cart, or a subway handrail to name a few. How about in your own personal areas or personal spaces? Do you think you’re cleaner than the average person in public? Well you might be surprised to see what makes our top 10 list for the germiest areas in your office.Read More >>
2. Break Area – Whose job is it to clean the rubber gasket on the break room refrigerator? Microwave buttons? Coffee pot handle? Think twice before you eat anything after touching anything in the break area.
3. Copy Room – Bacteria on shredder, fax, and copier buttons from countless unclean hands has built up since the day you plugged these machines in.
4. Conference Room – The armrest of the chair you’re sitting in has been touched incalculable times in its lifetime. Who takes the time to clean it?
5. Communal Areas – Doorknobs, handrails, and light switches are super germy and should be avoided.
6. Water Cooler – Some people may be too blaze about using the water cooler and leave their germs behind. If someone fills up their cup and the lip of their cup touches the spout… the next person is going to get a mouthful of the germs just left behind.
7. Bathroom – Self-explanatory.
8. Mailboxes – Mail is a lot like money, there have been a lot of hands on it before you receive it. Do you know if all those hands are sanitary?
9. Closets – People come from all over and are exposed to all kinds of germs before they make it through the front door of the office. Your coat is snuggled right on top of the guy-who-rides-the-bus-to-work’s lucky jacket.
10. Elevator - *Diiiiing* “This Stop: Germs and Bacteria”… Those buttons you’re so eagerly pressing have been pressed repeatedly, numerous times a minute. I’m pretty sure that guy had his finger up his nose to the second knuckle and then hit your floor number with said finger. Maybe they’ll clean the buttons before you have to touch it again… or maybe you’ll just take the stairs.
Make sure you don’t fall victim to the top 10 germiest areas in your office. Take control and be prepared to fight back against the nastiness today!