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Health & Safety – Dirty Business

Professional cleaning materials brand Chicopee has identified the dirtiest touchpoints in UK offices where you will find the greatest concentrations of aerobic bacteria, yeast and mould. 

  1.  Computer mouse (580 combined colony forming units) 
  2.  Kettle (336.6 combined colony forming units)
  3.  Fridge (295 combined colony forming units)
  4. Laptop (264.8 combined colony forming units) 
  5.  Bathroom lock (188 combined colony forming units)
  6. Hand sanitiser bottle (175.5 combined colony forming units) 
  7.  Printer (100.5 combined colony forming units) 
  8.  Light switch (99 combined colony forming units) 
  9. Desk phone (96.5 combined colony forming units) 
  10. Kitchen cupboard (67.9 combined colony forming units) 

High touchpoints with suprisingly low levels of colony forming units include toilet seats and desks. 

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