Let’s be honest, how often do you bother to clean your workspace despite spending half of the day working at your desk? When you come into the office, you could be bringing in bacteria from your morning commute and or from your lunch outing and spreading them all over your computer screen, keyboard, mouse and office telephone when you touch them. If you eat or snack at your desk, there may be leftover spills and crumbs which may attract pests. A clean workspace ensures that your desk won’t end up being a hotbed of germs and bacteria, and cause you to feel unwell and fall ill. Read on for our guide on how often you should clean your workspace.

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Text: Atika Lim / The Singapore Women’s Weekly / February 2018
Additional text: Hidayah Idris