What are the similarities between:
Computer keyboard in your office
Computer keyboard at home
Handles of a basket
Handles of a luggage cart
Remote Operator home
Remote Operator elsewhere
Audio / Video selector on a plane
Taps, flush handles, door knobs in toilets
First similarity: All items listed are rarely cleaned.
Second similarity: All items listed include attached dirt. This dirt can include: feces, semen, blood, nose residue, skin oils, perspiration and other contaminants.
Of the cutlery from self-service buffets, we can assume that these items have passed the dishwasher. But you are not the only one who holds the spoons and forks! The later you use this buffet the greater the chance that this cutlery shows contamination. However, ‘show’ is a false indication, most feel stickiness and experience the urge to wash your hands. The table edge or chair that you can grasp will give the feeling that it is not recently been cleaned, the confirmation you will experience when you look at these items carefully.
If, after so much unpleasant inspiration, you follow the urge the urge to wash your hands in a toilet, remember the golden rule: “do not touch any door, tap and flush handles, because then it would be better not to have your hands washed. In short, wash hands, dry them with paper, then turn the tap off with paper dry, open de door with paper in order to leave without touching anything. Why this advice? Are these items in the cleaning specifications included? Certainly, but without oversight or guarantee that it happens! It is also not easy to control or measure the cleaning or disinfecting of these components.
Is all this danger to public health? Beyond the thought of EHEC bacterial variants it is not so bad. Your body developed in the past one million years a fantastic ‘immune’ system. The numerous and continuous attacks on the skin, mouth and wounds on your physical integrity are brilliantly met by this system. The quality of the ‘acid’ in the stomach will enjoy the challenge of the snack you ate, where the meat of itself moved in the heating carousel. At worst, the stool, instead of the usual color and firmness, shall by means of a rapid blast, often unannounced, ruin the whole toilet area and adjacant environment. The relief on your part makes up! The professional cleaner sees no problem to solve this cleaning job! Bringing clarity in the sense of cleanliness and ready for next use.
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