Healthy Clean Workplaces


Presentee-ism; Introducing the working dead

Thursday, 31 May 2012, 10.46 am.

From the first cold day of the year, we start to see advertising from the pharmaceutical giants… “Soldier on” and... View More >>

Office Hygiene: Top tips for keeping rodents out

Monday, 5 December 2011, 12.31 pm.

Office hygiene is a part of social etiquette that often gets overlooked. Staff members who munch on packets of salt... View More >>

The Value of Cleaning

Friday, 4 November 2011, 5.23 pm.

The Value of Cleaning stretches well beyond that of mere appearance. It is an investment in human health, the workplace... View More >>

ISSA Value of Clean Guide

Friday, 4 November 2011, 1.40 pm.

ISSA Value of Clean Context Information. This document was released in 2011, and summarises contemporary research into: •    Absenteeism •  ... View More >>

A Review of Methods to Measure Health-Related Productivity Loss

Friday, 4 November 2011, 12.24 pm.

Reprint of a study from: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MANAGED CARE VOL. 13, NO. 4, 2007 Download full article (Size... View More >>

VIDEO: Dr Gerba – Kitchen Hygiene

Tuesday, 26 July 2011, 1.03 pm.

Dr Charles P. Gerba points out the areas we should be concerned about in an average workplace kitchen, plus gives... View More >>

Charles P. Gerba, PhD et al. Classroom Hygiene Study, 2009

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 4.16 pm.

Occurrence of Bacteria and Viruses on Elementary Classroom Surfaces and the Potential Role of Classroom Hygiene in the Spread of... View More >>

VIDEO: DR Gerba – Waste in Space

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 4.10 pm.

Dr Charles P. Gerba speaks about an interesting issue faced by astronauts NASA. View More >>

VIDEO: DR Gerba – School Hygiene

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 4.09 pm.

Respected microbiologist asked to ‘stay behind after school’. In the interest of furthering our knowledge of how germs spread in... View More >>

VIDEO: DR Gerba – Office Hygiene

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 4.09 pm.

Dr Charles P. Gerba points out the areas we should be concerned about in an average workplace, plus gives some quick basic tips on how to prevent the build up of bacteria and disease. Dr Gerba’s most recent research uncovers the link between unhygienic workplaces and sickness, and the affect on productivity. This is a very relevant area of research to New Zealand businesses; it’s proven that workplace productivity is affected by a dirty environment. The average office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet... View More >>