Take a look at your keyboard. Is last week’s lunch still decorating the space bar? What about your phone? Does the earpiece look as greasy as a spoon in a truckers’ café?
Office equipment harbours millions of germs – with telephones, keyboards and mice particularly fertile breeding grounds for nasties, claims IT equipment cleaning company PROtech IT Hygiene.
The average office desk is capable of supporting some 10 million microbes, said the cleaning company, and there are nearly 21,000 microbes per square inch in the average office.