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Surprising Facts about Workplace Germs and What to Do about Them

Lotions and candy and germs, oh my!

The reason women tend to have more bacteria on their workspaces is they generally have more lotions, tissues and snack items around than men do. All of these things are breeding grounds for microorganisms.

Women: Be careful with communal bowls of candy. It's nice to share, but do you really want all those hands in your goodies? And if you have a big bottle of hand lotion, be sure to include it in your daily sanitizing routine.