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7 Surprising Things at Your Work That Might Cause Allergies
You’ve probably got all of your allergens under control at home, because you know anything and everything that goes on in your living quarters. If you’re beginning to notice your allergies picking up at work, the culprit could be something lurking in the building that you may not have known about.
1. Old Carpet
Just vacuuming isn’t enough, especially if your office has old carpeting. Trace amounts of pet hair your coworkers have tracked in over the years, combined with dust and dust mites lurking deep in the carpet, can trigger allergies in people who aren’t even especially sensitive – it’s the slow buildup that leads to high levels over time that creates a problem before anyone can see it coming.
2. Neglected Air Filters
Air filters are really easy to forget about, particularly because...