How to set up COVID-19 guidelines in a work environment

As one of the ways to help businesses or organizations be adequately prepare for safety measures in the light of the pandemic, read this article on how to set up COVID-19 guidelines in a work environment.

As an employer and employee in this season of the coronavirus pandemic, everyone must work together to ensure that the workplace is safe for both employees and clients.

To prevent the spread of the virus, here are some helpful preventive measures for how to set up COVID-19 guidelines in a work environment.

  • Maintain social/physical distancing

This is the first and most important step to take in ensuring you follow the Covid-19 guidelines in the work environment. Put up signs to direct people on how to maintain social/ physical distance for their safety.

  • Provide hand washing spots at specific areas in your workplace (must include liquid soap and clean water)

The second tip that is very vital is to ensure there are hand washing spots in strategic areas of the workplace. In addition to hand washing spots, provide hand sanitizers as well, so people have options to choose from.  When there are handwashing spots available and strict protocols to ensure people wash their hands before entering the premises, this will surely reduce the spread of the virus.

  • Wear your facemask at all times and especially when communicating with co-workers and clients.

Ensure that in the workplace there are signs put up informing people to wear their facemasks at all times. No one should be allowed to enter the premises without wearing a proper facemask.

  • Sneeze or cough in your bent elbow, not your hands.

Furthermore, inform people to sneeze or cough in their bent elbow, not their hands. There should also be signs put up to explain this to people, and anyone who does otherwise should immediately be corrected.

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Finally, ensure that in the workplace, the places that people frequently touch should be cleaned and disinfected at intervals during the day.

Please let us know what you think about this post in the comment section below.