The aim is to prevent illness at work, improve employees well-being and maintain staff health in the long term. After all, a company’s financial performance depends largely on qualified, motivated and healthy employees.
Many factors affect people’s health – even in their work environment. This website focuses on classic microbiological pathogens; often these can be easily eliminated by the systematic application of suitable hygiene measures. After all we should never forget that bacteria and viruses are lurking everywhere.
But, if you know about their transmission pathways, you can protect yourself effectively.
Through droplets (aerosols) by sneezing, coughing or speaking.
The particles can float in the air for hours and infect other people if they inhale them.
Direct contact: from person to person through physical contact or touching (via hands)
Indirect contact: via contaminated surfaces and objects (such as toilet seats, door handles, touch screens, light switches, etc.)