BOXES of teabags contain 17 times more bacteria than a toilet seat, according to a new study of cleanliness in the workplace
Research by hygiene experts at Initial Washroom Hygiene found that boxes or tins of teabags in the average workplace contain bacterial readings of a massive 3,785.
A normal bacterial reading for a loo seat is just over 220, meaning boxes or tins of teabags - and tins of coffee - have 17 times more germs
Seven other household items that carry more germs than a toilet seat:
We all worry about germs on our toilet seats and are meticulous about keeping them clean, yet there are 7 household items generally regarded as “cleaner” that hold more germs.
- TV remotes,
- mobile phones/tablets,
Keep them clean and keep sanitising those hands!