Employees call in sick due to poor workplace hygiene

IT'S a rare occurrence to have a spotless workplace.

And let's face it - there's one colleague's desk who you secretly want to dowse in disinfectant when you walk past.

With recent research suggesting that 1 in 6 people have required a sick day from work as a result of poor work place hygiene, now seems a good a time to find out people's worst habits.

The research suggested phones, keyboards, tea canisters and toilet doors contained the most germs and bacteria. 

What do you think is the dirtiest and most unhygienic part of your office?

This poll ended on 28 November 2013.

Current Results

Tea and coffee canisters

3%

Utensils

4%

Keyboard

16%

Phone

21%

Mouse

8%

Toilet door handles

28%

Fridges

13%

Untidy desks

3%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


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