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A Gas Pump Is The 'Germiest Thing' You Touch: Did You Know?

By Stephen Edelstein 2,126 views May 26, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Gas pump Enlarge Photo While owners of electric cars may not want to touch a gas pump because of what comes out of it, there may be a reason for everyone else to be concerned too. Objects that are regularly handled by a lot of people tend to gather germs, and gas pumps are handled by many, many people on a daily basis. So when it comes to dirtiness, how does the average gas pump compare to other everyday items people come in contact with? DON'T MISS: U.S. Drivers Covered Record High Number Of Miles So Far This Year It may just be the "germiest" item in America , according to the Los Angeles Times . A recent study by Kimberly-Clark professionals looked at suspected germ hot spots as part of the company's Healthy Workplace Project. Hygienists swabbed different areas, and the samples...

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