It really should be no surprise that our desks, keyboards, mouse and other workspace surfaces are nasty! They are inundated by germs that arrive from the food we eat at our desks, the hands we shake, our dirty bags we lug around and the uncovered sneezes and coughs by our friendly co-workers.

You can reduce your chance of catching the flu – which can survive upto 48 hours on a surface by the way – by simply keeping your work area clean.

Here’s a great infographic describing what you can’t see:


Medical Hazard At Work
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Some great common sense tips but my favorite is: STAY AT HOME IF YOU’RE SICK. None of us want to inhale your germs!


Do you have some great tips to share?