Going Back to Work? Here’s Some Expert Tips on How to Sanitize Your Office Space

07/05/2020 - 01:40 AM

With 30 percent of UAE based employees now permitted to work in their offices [1], we've asked the experts for their advice on how to properly sanitize your workspace.

According to the Centers for Disease Control [2], it is essential to wear gloves while doing any coronavirus-related cleaning. Cleaning surfaces first with soap and then disinfecting is recommended to remove as many germs as possible. For disinfecting, "diluted household bleach solutions, alcohol solutions with at least 70 percent alcohol, and most common EPA-registered household disinfectants should be effective," the CDC explains [3].

While the idea of cleaning every bit of your office surface might be overwhelming, we have compiled a list of the most essential spots to clean and disinfect [4], just in case there are any you may forget.

Pre-Office and Post-Office Commute

Office Space

Office Pantry

Rest Rooms

In Office Precautions

POPSUGAR aims to give you the most accurate and up-to-date information about the coronavirus, but details and recommendations about this pandemic may have changed since publication. For the latest information on COVID-19, please check out resources from the WHO [5], and local public health departments.

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