“Coffee machines, kettles, taps, fridges, microwaves, drawers, cupboards, and that’s just to mention a few.
“If your company hasn’t hired a full-time cleaner to clean appliances after each use, then everyone should take personal responsibility for doing so. Wash or sanitise your hands before and after using the kitchen.”
3. Elevator Buttons
Working in a high rise office it may be impossible to avoid using the lift at times, however pressing the button to request a lift and your floor may be another thing which increases the risk of virus spreading.
Dr George said: “Elevator buttons are riddled with germs at the best of times, let alone during a global pandemic.
“It can get frustrating, but to protect yourself and others from the virus you should wash, or at least sanitise your hands, every time you use an elevator.