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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 >>

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 >>

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 – 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 >>

VIDEO: DR Gerba – Bathroom Hygiene

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 4.08 pm.

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Bird Flu Pandemic

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 12.34 pm.

Media coverage about bird flu and a possible flu pandemic might seem alarming. While some are taking the prospect with... View More >>

Cleaning your Computer

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 9.50 am.

In everyday use, a computer screen accumulates dust, dirt, and fingerprints. An occasional cleaning is definitely in order. The correct... View More >>

Protect your office from becoming a comfortable spot for bacteria to grow

Monday, 19 July 2010, 4.13 pm.

How can you protect your office from becoming a comfortable spot for bacteria to grow? Dr Charles P. Gerba, a... View More >>

Leading Microbiologist links absenteeism in work and schools to basic hygiene

Monday, 19 July 2010, 2.52 pm.

World renowned expert on bacteria and viruses Dr Charles Gerba is calling on New Zealand workplace and education facilities to... View More >>

The Real Dirt on Desks

Wednesday, 19 May 2010, 9.49 am.

One of the worst places for bacteria in an office is on the average desk or workstation. University of Arizona... View More >>