Staphylococcus aureus – found in the office where there is contact with skin on items such as keyboards, chairs and door handles. Actinomycetales – found in water and can be transferred from one surface to another. Norovirus – not a bacteria, but a virus commonly found in the office. Transferred by food and water. 2018. 3. 2. - The average desk contains 400 times more germs than a toilet seat, new research has . Average work space has tens of thousands of bacteria. 2013. 5. 30. - Although you might expect the computer to be a germ magnet, more bacteria were found on office chairs and phones than on keyboards and . 2014. 3. 7. - Chair seats harbored bacteria found in the gut and vagina, while desks . an office or an intensive care unit help to design better buildings? 2016. 8. 22. - While you wouldn't eat off your workplace's toilet seat, research shows that the work desk you'll happily eat from has 400 times more bacteria! 2012. 11. 14. - Keyboards contain 70 percent more bacteria than a toilet seat. Office phones host around 25,000 germs per square inch. Office desks are more . 2019. 1. 7. - If your dog licks a toilet seat, he's picking up about 295 bacteria per . that the average handbag is three times dirtier than an office toilet seat. 2019. 3. 19. - You're enjoying a healthy, productive day at work - until germs strike. . how to reduce the spread of bacteria and viruses in the office. . Micro-organisms like these don't normally multiply on your desk or chair without help. 2011. 5. 27. - Toilet seat. The SO-Bad Seats: These seats contained high bacteria counts, including E Coli. (The strains of E. coli we found are not the deadly .