During the COVID-19 pandemic, office building employers, owners and managers, and operations specialists can take the following steps to create a safe and healthy workplace for workers and clients.
Here are some top suggestions for maintaining a safe and healthy workspace.
Encourage employees who have symptoms of COVID-19 or who have a sick family member at home with COVID-19 to notify their supervisor and stay home.
Stagger shifts, start times, and break times as feasible to reduce the number of employees in common areas such as screening areas, break rooms, and locker rooms. Limit in-person meetings and non-essential travel.
Establish policies and practices for social distancing.
Encourage good hygience including hand washing, keeping surfaces disinfected and cover sneezes and coughs.