Keyboard Infection Risk

Keyboard Infection Risk

The following article from Man & Machine was brought to my attention. It would seem that even with the emergence of EHRs, simple surface hygiene is a task that can often be forgotten when it comes to the keyboard.


Medical professionals worry about keeping their offices and patient areas clean, but many overlook one of the most commonly touched surfaces: their computer keyboards. Research has shown that many keyboards in medical facilities have pathogens living on them and that daily cleaning will lead to a 99% reduction in illness causing pathogens. Check out our infographic for information on germs commonly found on keyboards and visit for more information on how to keep your keyboard clean.


How Dirty Are Your Hospital's Keyboards?


Keyboard Infection Risk Infographic by Man & Machine.



One response to "Keyboard Infection Risk"
  • December 5, 2015
    John Gibbs

    Once a week, do a simple maintenance cleaning. Dust off your desk and other dusty surfaces.

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