Did You Know

Germs affect your business

Germs affect your business:

  • Flu viruses can live on surfaces – from door knobs to bathroom faucets — for up to 48 hours
  • Proper cleaning and disinfection can reduce exposure to contagious viruses by 80-90%
  • Workers and customers often “show up” despite having flu/cold symptoms
  • Employee absenteeism and showing up sick cost the U.S. economy $227 billion each year
  • The flu causes more than $10.4 billion in lost revenue for businesses annually
  • The average desk has about 400 times more germs than the average toilet seat
  • Office telephones used by multiple people typically have about 25,000 germs per square inch on surfaces

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A dull knife is a dangerous knife. It’s less efficient and productive too.

Dull knives require more force and can slip during cutting. That means more erratic cutting, less control, more chance for accidents, and more time for cutting tasks. It also can make a mess of your food and ruin the presentation (such as tomatoes in a salad).


Sharp knives need less effort to cut cleanly, quickly and precisely.
With proper technique, you can make short work of food prep. Greater kitchen safety, efficiency, productivity and visually pleasing food presentation are where it’s at.

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