- Don’t carry things from home to the office.
- Clear off non-necessary items on your desk and maintain a clean space.
- Sanitize your cell phone and desktop phones daily, if not more often.
- Maintain social distance of 6 feet distance between you and others at all times.
- Only print what is critical to copiers/shared printers or implement a 'no print' model and/or turn off equipment.
- Provide cleaning supplies that are sensitive to devices via a self-serve desk and in conference rooms.
- Understand your responsibilities pertaining to the building and your premises.
- Identify who/how staff will need to come back and then plan for the density required.
- Determine access management strategies to ensure operations do not exceed planned capacity.
- Implement access protocols and practices within your premises; possibly designating entry/exit points.
- Follow CDC guidelines for mail and package handling.
- Establish “safe distance zones” around reception desks and other common gathering points.
- Adapt desks in shared environments to be used by one person at a time, with options to book the space.
- Use booking systems for meeting rooms for one use per booking before re-cleaning.
- Look at each conference room and remove every other chair; don't simply pull to the side.
- Eliminate “family style” food and snack service and introduce independent box lunch options.
- Consider services to help enhance your operations; such as space, workforce and environmental planning services.
- Develop policies and practices regarding the use of all shared areas and equipment.
- Contact suppliers to revise any scope of service or service levels.
- Conduct an end-to-end walk through to address ongoing operations.
- Work with your Health, Safety & Environment, Human Resources, and Legal departments regarding any considerations or protocols for high-risk employees, based on guidance from health authorities.
- Employ split and staggered shift strategies, combined with work from home options to introduce social distancing for a staggered reentry process.
- Adjust reentry strategies to work with your employees who will need to shift requirements when working outside the home.
- Establish a phased plan that gradually increases the number of people returning to the workplace.
- Enforce social distancing measures with any reduction being gradual and thoughtful over time.
Inform your Employees
- Display your company’s updated plan of safety, health, and wellness.
- Provide appropriate training and communication about how to use PPE, cleaning information, etc.
- Provide protocol and resources for employees and visitors that address all phases of their day.
- Establish stations at key locations to provide items such as hand sanitizer, wipes, masks, and gloves – as well as safe disposal options.
- Wash hands frequently with soap and water (minimum 20 seconds) or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Use a touch-free greeting instead of a handshake or hug.
- Wipe down work surfaces before and after use.
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.
- When coughing or sneezing cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or flexed elbow; Discard the tissue in a closed trash receptacle.
Then clean your hands.