Office hygiene - 5 places where you share bacteria with colleagues

You have already cleaned the house for Passover, but what about your workplace? Here are the places within the workplace where there are the most bacteria, what can be done to keep them from, and how to work in a clean environment with a few small additions to your office and home.


In the crowded world we live in, it is difficult to impossible to avoid bacteria; Public transportation, door handles, touch, waiting rooms and also ... our work space. Especially when it comes to multi-employee workplaces, we cannot completely avoid germs. And really, most employees say they like working in front of people in the office more than in the open.

So maybe one of the reasons for this has to do with cleanliness?


Even without being obsessed with the subject and without completely switching to work from home, which is also where we usually donate a lot of energy to clean the house, there are certain areas in the workplace that are a larger transit point for bacteria, and with proper conduct we can reduce our exposure and contact with them.


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Pay attention to the places where you share the most bacteria with your co-workers:


Desk, keyboard, mouse

If you have a regular work station, you probably only meet your bacteria there, but if you share it with other workers (like working at a hotline, or on shifts), that's a different story.


what's the solution?

First of all, before both you and your colleagues touch one of your products, it is important to disinfect your hand with alcohol with an automatic alcohol spray device that is spread directly into hands without contact.

If more people are working in your position, you should start the day or shift with wiping (using wet wipes, or disinfectants). In addition, it is not advisable to eat in a position, or put hands in the mouth or eyes, to prevent the passage of bacteria.

Any kind of handles

The door handles are probably the thing that most people touch during the day. Enough that one of them is sick with the flu, or a virus in the stomach and it passes on. If some of them did not wash their hands after going to the bathroom - then you have another collection of bacteria waiting for you to collect it on your hands.


what's the solution?

Very simple - do not forget to wash your hands after using the toilet together with a non-contact automatic device that produces soap foam, this way you will also save your soap and everything without contact and automatically. And if possible, avoid contact with the handles. how? Be creative and try to push with your foot, elbow, or using toilet paper.

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Any machine with buttons - like a coffee machine, copier, dishwasher, etc.

Everyone presses the buttons of the copier, or in the house of the washing machines, of the TV, etc.,

So the bacteria spread with their help quite easily. If it's a coffee machine, the situation is worse because you're about to drink something and then there's a chance it's going in here. Beyond that, if stamping your attendance clock at work is done using a fingerprint, wash your hands before you touch the food.


what's the solution?

First of all measure heat with a non-contact automatic thermometer, which is a must today in any business, as long as we can not get others to wash their hands, the best thing we can do to protect ourselves is to wash our hands.

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The shared refrigerator

In the refrigerator of the workplace there is another factor for the spread of bacteria and it is everyone's food; A cottage that opened two weeks ago and a lunch box that someone abandoned and meanwhile raises mold - all of which contribute to the contamination of the shared refrigerator at work.


what's the solution?

You should make sure that all the contents of the refrigerator are thrown away once a week and that the refrigerator itself is cleaned. If the workplace does not take care of this, you can keep your food clean if you store it in a well-sealed box. Also, pay attention to the dates on the food packaging and let others know about spoiled food that needs to be thrown out.


Mugs, plates and cutlery

Dishes that are washed in shared kitchens do not come out so clean. Especially if there is no dishwasher and when a layer of dirt accumulates on the coffee cups. And that’s before we even started talking about the cleaning sink of the shared sink, which is perhaps the largest bacterial substrate of all.


what's the solution?

First of all, you should have a regular cup, which you will wash yourself.

how? Use an automatic soap dispenser for the dishwashing liquid and thus do not touch the dispenser and maintain hygiene. In addition, instead of placing the cup, take the soap, rinse it, press the manual soap dispenser, just reach out and the liquid comes out alone. Magic, eh?

Wash your water bottle at least once a day and if you can not stand it, take it home at the end of each day.

In addition, if you want to be pampered, there is also an automatic fixture for each bottle, which you just reach out and it will automatically pour you water from the bottle into a glass.


Dishwasher or even hot tap water, are a bonus mountains. So if you did not win, soak your personal dishes in boiling water for a few minutes. And best of all, take them home for rinsing. Because there is nothing like home.

And most importantly: without panic

Despite all that has been said above, exaggerations also have a dangerous side. Because keeping it clean is great, but even that should have a reasonable and reasonable limit so as not to turn the matter into an unhealthy disorder. According to experts, over-cleaning can be just as problematic as an illness, with the extreme case being an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).


She also adds some tips on how to keep clean, without getting out of hand:


• It is important to maintain reasonable care, but not to overdo it. If there are no exceptional circumstances, such as working in a hospital or a medical problem affecting the immune system, there is no reason to take special precautions.


• It is enough to wash your hands after the toilet and before eating. Beyond that, use common sense to avoid situations that could be more dangerous: If the joint sponge has not been replaced for a long time and looks filthy, avoid it. If one of the workers sneezes constantly it is advisable not to touch the surfaces he has touched and so on.


• If you are aware that you are overly apprehensive, and if you are in a situation where listening to reason means constantly cleaning and avoiding, consult a person you trust to create a realistic scale.


• Remember, you have an immune system, so even if touching the bathroom door feels dangerous to you, chances are you will be able to survive it.

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And of course your standard of living.

Because in 2021 it is possible to bring the hotel, all the way to our home and also to work.

June 12, 2022 — amir kahil