Thursday, March 30, 2006

UK - Office Hygiene

British workers are literally making themselves ill, thanks to filthy desks and equipment. Employers throughout the UK are counting the cost of sick days, with two thirds of workers taking time off for bad colds in the last month - colds that are spread by office equipment.

A survey by computer cleaning specialists Durable researched the cleanliness of office desks nationwide. The findings revealed that the UK's levels of hygiene at work are so poor, bacteria and germs are being generated and spread 24 hours a day, contributing to a GBP11.75bn cost of sickies in the UK every year.

Dirty Work Habits Are Making UK Workforce Ill

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