Whether or not you see them, germs are everywhere. They?éÔÇÖre on desks, phones and everywhere around the working environment. Since most germs are spread by hands, it?éÔÇÖs easy to see how quickly those germs can spread in any professional setting where people interact.
Did You Know?
The average desk harbours over 10 million germs
Germs are often found where employees spend most of their time ?éÔÇô the desktop. Busy people don?éÔÇÖt have time to wash their hands frequently, so the result may be the spread of germs that can cause illness, absenteeism and lost productivity.
Fight the spread of germs at school ?éÔÇô 50% reduction in absenteeism
Illness is responsible for millions of lost school days per year. That can mean siginificant lost learning opportunities, reduced funding and increased operating cost for substitute teachers.
In a study conducted in schools in the US, absenteeism caused by illness was 50% lower in classrooms that used PURELL?é?« regularly and had implemented a hand hygiene educational programme versus classrooms that did not.