Employees need better hygiene education to limit germs in the workplace: Doctors.
Jennifer Bell | Al Arabiya
Filed on 2021-02-18 | Last updated on 2021-02-18 02:18:12
Dr Mariam Zaidi, Physician - General Practitioner at Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery in Dubai, said the COVID-19 pandemic means extra vigilance from employers and employees about hygiene, is required.
Without proper hygiene etiquette, germs spread quickly from one person to the next, including food-poisoning bacteria such as Salmonella, Escherichia coli (E. coli) and Staphylococcus. Germs can live on surfaces for months.
Between the keys, the mouse, and the phone, there are millions of bacteria lurking — more than the average toilet seat. These private surfaces harbor microorganisms that cause colds and flu, with thousands of germs per square inch.