The importance of office cleanliness

Office cleanliness is always a hot topic of discussion, especially when it comes to your business! Not only does having a clean office look great to all your prospective clients, but it’s also super important to reduce employee sick days!

Even though the amount of sick days taken is falling – In 1993, the average number of days sick was 7.2! compared to only 4.4 in 2019…

It’s important to keep the standards of cleanliness in your office high, your office space is a breeding ground for all sorts of bacteria & viruses.

Here are a couple of interesting facts about your office cleanliness you might not know:

– On average men have 10% to 20% more germs on their desks than women.

– Your desk has 400x more germs than a toilet seat!

– Keyboards harbour over 3000 bacteria per square inch!

– 80% of bacteria/viruses are spread on contaminated surfaces

Knowing all this it’s definitely worth keeping your work space clean & your employees healthy! The good news is it’s super simple to implement, weather it’s getting a commercial cleaning company like us to design the perfect cleaning schedule or you get all your employees involved in the office cleaning.

If you want any advice on the small steps you can take to start, feel free to give us a call or ping us an email, we’d be more than happy to answer your questions!

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