The Indian government has extended the lockdown till May 3, 2020 which was supposed to be ended on April 14, 2020. This major step has been taken to break the chain of actively increasing cases of Corona. There are few sectors like agriculture, farming that have been given a relaxation to function smoothly by following some protocols. The pandemic has affected the economic system globally which needs to keep stable. If not maintained the economic sector, it could bring the situation of global recession. To keep such points in mind, government is expecting to end the lockdown on May 3, which would be followed with safety measures. “Precaution is better than cure” would be a healthy mantra to overcome the crisis. Being a responsible citizen it is our responsibility to cooperate the government. There are some post lockdown safety measures that needs to be followed strictly at workplaces.
1.Maintain Social Distancing
Shutting down of business and workplaces has to face a major challenge in the coming days to overcome the losses due to Corona Pandemic. Now, all these industries are expected to come in force from May 3but we still have to go far to defeat the crisis. Social distancing will be maintained properly as a major precaution. The sitting arrangements for staffs and colleagues will be maintained at one meter of distance. The working schedule should be fixed on alternate basis. Staffs and employees are strictly instructed not to share lunch and food items amongst each other. Keep your food and drink bags separate and eat your lunch separately. Ensure work from home module as far as possible.Maintain social distancing at workplace during covid19
2.Avoid Social Gathering
Gathering is obvious at workplaces, especially at the giant industries. Meetings, seminars and conferences should be held online. If the workplaces are conducting one to one meetings, involve limited number of staffs at the places. Any corporate events and functions should strictly be prohibited. To avail, the facilities of cafeteria at workplaces try to keep limited gathering at one time.Avoid Social Gathering at your workplace.
3.Regular Sanitization and cleanliness
Workplaces are sanitized regularly in full-fledged manner for safety purposes. Taking care of cleanliness and maintaining a healthy environment, workplaces are cleaned regularly. Apart from that, employees are also advised to keep sanitizer in their bags before leaving for the work. Keep extra pair of clothes in your bags to work in the offices. Workplaces are need to be flexible in terms of clothing in this situation.
4.Pre-health checkups of employees
Workplaces are firmly instructed to check the health status of the employees before asking them to join the office. Unfit employees will not be allowed to come to the office. They will be asked to work from home with properly taking care of their health as well. The employees who will be coming to the workplaces are also required for regular health checkups via Arogya Setu App. Wearing mask is compulsory outside.
5.Transportation facilities to the Employees
Employees should be provided the company’s private transportation facilities to avoid the public transportation at least for a month. The employees and workers whose presence is important at workplaces and are not having their personal vehicles must be provided the company’s transportation facilities. Those who own their personal vehicle should use this to attend the office. Improvisation in economy is necessary to maintain the economic balance of the nation. There are numerous sectors that could create a major loss if closed for longer. Government has taken the initiative to active the business sectors with some preventing measures that need to be followed suitably. The global crisis corona has brought the entire world on the same floor, and we are continuously struggling to kill the virus from root. The day is not too far when our unity and dedication will defeat this virus.
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