Considerations for the safe reopening of businesses
Resuming your business operations following an unprecedented and unexpected shutdown may be daunting. We encourage you to review the considerations below, which focus on individual employee health and safety, ensuring a safe and smooth reboot of your facility and operations.
Before you invite your team back focus on your facility operations, processes and safety-system conditions.
Three primary lines of illness defense
Hygiene / PPE
General worker safety
Employee management — raise awareness, update and communicate new protocols with your employees
How to approach customers or general visitors to your premises
Preserving your property and rebooting building systems
Heating, plumbing and systems
Fire prevention systems
For further detailed guidance documents and information including, cloth face coverings, stress and coping, cleaning and disinfecting facilities and vehicles, slowing the spread, symptoms, or if you are sick, please refer to the CDC’s coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage. There is specific information for various industries, groups and business operations.
Please also refer to some highlighted resources and printable flyers below:
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