where germs live

offices

 

MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE IN

OFFICES

 

OFFICE PATHOGENS

The most common members of the Dirty Dozen that can be found in the office space are:

 

How clean are offices?

Offices are designed to maximize productivity rather than prevention of accumulation of organic material. The desk area is a haven for organic material and can help germs survive and thrive. Most of the attention is given to keyboards and mice as they are the most touched.

Other office areas can be coated in organic material allowing for members of the Dirty Dozen to thrive. These include:

  • Chairs
  • Phones
  • Washrooms
  • Air vents
  • Elevators