COVID-19 Client Alerts:
Preparing Offices for Re-Opening
- Modifying seats, workstations, and furniture in order to maintain six feet of distance. For example, install transparent shields and create space between seats in reception areas.
- Separating employees to maintain six feet of distance. For example, use tape marks on the floor and directional signs.
- Eliminating the use of shared items such as coffee pots and water coolers. Replace with single-use items.
- Improving ventilation in the building. For example, increase the percentage of outdoor air and increase air filtration. Consider running the air system even when the building is unoccupied.
- Ensuring restroom exhaust fans operate at full capacity.
- Conducting daily symptom checks of employees.
- Having employees wear cloth face coverings unless they have a health issue precluding it.
- Reducing the density of employees by staggering shifts and break times, or by scheduling employees for in-office work in “pods.”
- Minimizing the number of clients or visitors and requesting that they wear face coverings and maintain social distancing.
- Posting signs and posters with reminders on social distancing, hand washing, and wearing face coverings.
- Limiting the use and occupancy of elevators.
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