Each year, absenteeism cost employers an average of

$225.8
Billion

In productivity losses.

Not just during flu season.

42% of people don’t disinfect properly

Was the result found in a recent survey conducted by the Cleaning Institute. The World Health Organization has stated that by 2030, antimicrobial resistance could force up to 24 million people into extreme poverty.

Disinfection Statistics

10.3

Average number of sick days taken per Canadian in 2019.

8M

One germ can multiply into more than 8 million germs in one day.

29%

Of people don’t cover their sneezes at all, 11% sneeze into their elbow and 60% into their hands.

350/hrs

Norovirus can live for 350 hours on surfaces happily.

1 of 5

People don’t wash their hands, and of those that do, only 30 percent use soap.

70%

Of bacteria found in public gyms are considered harmful to humans.

10x

More bacteria lives on your smart phone than on a public bathroom toilet seat.

90%

of surfaces that look clean are found to still contain microbial contamination.

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