Clean offices

How clean is your office? – some facts and solutions

Don’t lose the war with office germs.

Do you feel like you are losing the war with office germs?
Are the germs claiming victims?
Are staff becoming ill?
Is productivity down?


Some Key Facts:

Keyboards: Most keyboards contain 70% more germs than on a toilet seat

Telephones: Office phones have about 25,000 germs per square inch

Taps: 75% of office taps and door handles are considered a serious risk for illness transmission

Surfaces: Cold and flu viruses can survive for up to 18 hours on hard surfaces. In addition bacteria increases by up to 31% per day on surfaces that aren’t regularly disinfected.

Office Desks: More than 400 times dirtier than a toilet seat.

Working Sick: Only 72% of workers feel that working sick spreads diseases in the office

Washing hands: Only 78% of workers wash their hands often to help prevent the spread of disease

Cleaning: Only 30% of workers will actually clean their phone and desk top to kill germs

Calling in Sick: Despite it being the best way to prevent the spread of disease, 52% of workers feel bad calling in sick

Below is a link to a great little info-graphic from Master Cleaners in the UK highlighting where germs reside in the office, what office workers currently do to prevent sickness in the office, plus some tips and advice for keeping your office clean and hygienic.

Master Cleaners UK

STEP 1: Be Informed (know thy enemy)
Identify where the germ hot spots are. Know how office staff typically behave.
STEP 2: Take Action (roll out the battle plan)
Implement office cleaning and hygiene tips and rules. Engage your commercial cleaning contractor to help.


If you would like any advice or assistance to fight the office cleaning war, please contact the troops at Duticall Office Cleaning. Always happy to help office managers, business owners and property managers fight the office cleaning war in Brisbane and wider South East Queensland.

About Duticall

Brisbane's leading commercial & office cleaning business

Duticall has over 300 clients and over 25 years' experience in offering a cost-effective and managed commercial cleaning service to businesses in the S.E corner of Qld. We work in partnership with our contractors and our clients, with a dedicated accounts team making sure each contract runs smoothly.

Why Duticall?

The Duticall difference is the fact that our skilled Contractors invest their own money for the privilege of cleaning your premises. It's a very powerful incentive to ensure that customer satisfaction is maintained and you get what you are paying for.

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We offer and maintain regular communication between our office and you. We don't set and forget so you can feel confident with a team backed by

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