You may have heard of situations where an office building is making its employees sick due to various reasons, such as mold, mildew, or dust mites. Some employers might think the reason their employees are exhibiting symptoms of the common cold or influenza is because there is a bug going around the office. However, many businesses have no idea their employees are suffering because of unseen problems lurking in carpeting, storage closets, and ventilation systems. While the rest of their office or building appears immaculate and spotless, these hidden areas could be what is causing your employees to cough, sneeze, and feel miserable while they are at work.
Did you know a large number of people are allergic to dust mites? Dust mites are small creatures that look like floating dust particles you see in sunlight. Contrary to what some people might think, dust mites do not eat dust to survive. Rather, they provide a valuable service by consuming dead skin cells shed by people throughout the day. However, even though eliminating dead skills is beneficial, these little creates can cause allergies in people, even those, who do not suffer from seasonal or other forms of allergies. Continue reading