Have you ever seen a colleague take their phone to the loo with them? Or are you even the guilty one? Taking your phone to the toilet with you is a really easy way for it to get covered in bacteria. So, leave it at your desk!
Research shows that the average person who has a smartphone will touch the screen nearly 100 times per day! And just think how often we are unintentionally undoing all the good of the antibacterial handwash we have just used, within seconds of picking up the phone. Plus of course putting it up against our face.
We know how Coronavirus can survive on surfaces for days and therefore it is so important to remember to keep our phones clean.
Coronavirus, in some form or other, is here with us to stay so for now, here are some tips to keep your phone clean and germ free.
If you are not sure, check online for the most efficient way to properly clean your phone., then ensure that you wash your hands more regularly. The easiest way to keep your phone clean is to make sure your hands are clean when you use it.
Keep your phone away from pockets/handbags that contain used tissues: Germs will certainly end up on your phone. Throw away used tissues straight away.
A small ultraviolet light sanitiser can detect and kill bacteria without causing damage to your phone. Plus, it can be used on other items such as your charger, keys etc. You might be surprised at what you find!
And finally… DON’T TAKE YOUR PHONE TO THE LOO!