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Questions tagged [cleanliness]

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Clean Air & Office

I work in one of the oldest buildings of my company. The building was built in the 50s, and needless to say, is not in the best shape. But it's a little worse than that. The floors are never swept or ...
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How do I tell a colleague to respect workplace and other staff?

There is a new starter within my team at work. This new starter has joined as a senior employee but completely has a lack of respect for the workplace and other colleagues outside of our team. This ...
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How do I get people to stop eating in my office? [closed]

I want to get people out of the habit of bringing food into my office when they come to talk to me. My initial thought is a sign "Please stop bringing potato chips into my office and eating in front ...
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Raising concerns about dirty and unhygienic workplace

Yesterday I found food boxes and empty cups all around office creating what I consider to be a dirty and unhygienic workplace. I'd like to raise this to my boss for them to address. What is the best/...
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Methods for keeping your workdesk clean due to skin condition

I have a skin condition which causes the skin on my face to dry out and flake off. Sometimes I have good days and I have little issues, others I have bad ones and it can look like a blizzard has hit ...
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I returned from vacation to find my desk in a mess. How should I deal with this?

I work in USA as a Software Developer. I took a week off as a vacation, and came back today to see my desk in a mess: my 3 screens were unplugged and stacked, and there were cigarette ashes everywhere....
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Problems with bathrooms left disgusting and messy by coworkers [closed]

I work at a large Fortune 500 Company in a very tall building. Each floor has about 200 or so people. Recently the men's restroom has been a disaster, it is frequently trashed with garbage everywhere ...
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How to deal with an employee who craps on the toilet? [duplicate]

We have an employee who doesn't wash his hands and now has been found to have left #2 on the bathroom toilet rim. How do we address?
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How to manage desk cleanliness in free seating arrangement?

I work in an office with 8 people. We have no allocated seating. Which I am quite cool with. However, recently the tidiness has gotten quite out of hand. Papers, coffee stains, and some brochures ...
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Potentially Germophobic Colleague causing a rift in our team

My colleagues and I work in an environment where we use laptops but when in the office, we usually have additional monitors, USB keyboard and mouse etc. I'm a senior software developer with one lead ...
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How to get coworkers to keep office clean? [closed]

I work in a consultants room with a dozen other people. It is a room of roughly 500-600 sq ft. It is located on client site but most of us who work there (with the exception of two) are from the same ...
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How to tell the office manager in a most possible kind way that I won't check company's WC basin holes for my fallen hair? [closed]

Office manager saw my hair in basin in WC. It accidentally felt inside and has been partly washed away while I was washing my hands. She contacted me by Skype and asked to clean it in the future. Now ...
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How to keep an officeroom clean with 10+ people?

we're working with 10-15 people in the same room and unfortunately there's no cleaning service. This leads to some untidy places/behaviours, like old cartons lying around, a messy fridge, empty cans ...
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How to deal with a messy laboratory space? [closed]

I work in a small r&d company where we do a lot of prototyping and fabrication. All the mechanical work (cutting, soldering, etc) takes place in a single area of the room. The problem is that ...
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How to deal with a toilet where a coworker constantly leaves urine on the rim? [closed]

I'm having kind of a silly issue at work, but I'm being 100% serious. I work in a very small business, 11-13 employees in on any given day. We have one single stall restroom for the whole office. Very ...
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Issue of working in untidy and dirty environment

The issues I face are not technical but related to my working environment. In the office, on my floor and the one above it, renovation work has been in progress for the last few weeks. I know some ...