*adopted from federal, state and local regulations and recommendations
Presented by They Need XYZ and University of Washington Milgard School of Business, Students Assisting Business Program
- Physical Distancing
- Maintain a six-foot separation between all employees and customers. When not feasible, implement barriers, e.g. sneeze-guard
- Keep occupancy under 50% of max capacity, post max capacity in smaller spaces
- Use signs/tape to show 6ft spacing
- Protective Equipment
- Provide (at no cost to employees) and require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
- All employees and customers are required to wear a cloth facial covering, with higher levels of protection such as N-95 masks required in occupations considered high exposure. Refer to: Proper PPE
- Discourage shared spaces such as break rooms, elevators, and carpooling
- Hygiene and Cleaning
- Establish frequent cleaning and sanitizing, with an emphasis on commonly touched surfaces
- What are the approved cleaning materials? Refer to: EPA
- Ensure frequent hand washing with adequate maintenance of supplies
- Educate workers about coronavirus in the language they understand, ensuring proper usage of PPE, hygiene, and safe practices
- Maintain a continuous log of every employee; have a log for customers and recommend participation
- Evaluate employees for signs/symptoms of COVID-19 at the start of their shift e.g. temp guns
- Have a safety plan and checklist such as this on the property in the event of an inspection
- Disinfection of contaminated areas
- Establish a plan for cleaning, disinfection, and contact tracing in the event of a positive case
- General FAQ
- What if an employee gets COVID -19? What about a customer?
- What protective equipment (PPE) do I need, and how do I properly use it?
- Most up-to-date COVID-19 resources for businesses? The CDC website.
- Have questions and/or need supplies?