Have you ever considered that you might be stressed because your desk is unhealthy? A recent survey says that 68% of office workers never clean their desks. Stop and think for a minute about what might be lurking in and around your desk. Experts estimate that 10 million bacteria may be hanging around under your hands on the surface of your desk. One study goes so far as to suggest that the average office desk is 100x dirtier than a kitchen counter and 400x dirtier than a toilet seat. Ooh Yuck!
How can this be, your office has a cleaner, right? Why should you have to clean your desk yourself? Cleaning companies report that most cleaners are hesitant to clean people’s desks for fear of disturbing papers and personal memorabilia. So if you don’t clean your desk, it’s not going to get done.
Here are some tips for keeping your desk a clean and healthy place: Read more »