With federal guidelines in place that allow for the phased reopening of businesses, people are beginning to think about returning to work — and the risks that entails.
To help reduce employees’ fears about returning to the workplace they will need assurances that their work environment is clean.
We’ve compiled the ultimate checklist that draws upon official federal guidance and suggestions from industry leaders to help you prioritize efforts to reduce infections and increase employee confidence to return to the workplace.
This comprehensive checklist covers:
Implementing Clear Communication Policies
- Identifying which state or local authorities are in charge of reopening, including timelines and precautions
- Working with suppliers to determine the availability of critical cleaning supplies
- Creating staff procedures for social distancing, sick day policies and the importance of a cleanliness manager
Developing An Intensive Cleaning Plan
- CDC guidelines and exceptions for cleaning requirements
- Consistently scheduled carpet cleaning
- Limiting use of communal office spaces like break rooms
Building Updates To Support Safe Environments
- Consider adding cubicles back into workspaces
- Where to add sanitation and disinfecting stations
- Checking HVAC filters consistently and setting replacement schedules
- Modifying common areas to ensure social distancing
Long-Term Cleaning Plans
- Adding touchless solutions where possible
- Utilizing technology to improve cleaning processes
- Rethinking or redesigning office airflow
- Adding certifications that confirm cleanliness for employees
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