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Office Keyboards Dirtier than Toilet Seats

Consumer group Which? reports that some keyboards in your business could be dirtier than toilet seats. Now that’s quite an alarming statement considering the number of keyboards in small businesses up and down the country. But the tests by Which? in their own London offices found that of the 33 keyboards tested, 4 were deemed as potential health hazards and one keyboard harboured 5 times as many germs as one of the office’s toilet seats! James Francis, the microbiologist who swabbed and tested the keyboards, reported that the one "dirty qwerty" had more than 150 times the safe level of bacteria on it and recommended it be removed and quarantined as a precaution. The bacteria & organisms found on office keyboards, if left to build up, can become a potential health ... »