Remote Working: HSA Guidelines.August 13, 2020
Remote Working: Correct Office Ergonomics.August 13, 2020
This is very important information for employees presently working from home or with co-workers.
- Implement your learning from the COVID -19 Safety Induction Programme
- Know who your lead worker representative is and the designated area you should go it if you have suspected symptoms of COVID-19.
- Respect physical distance with your co -workers and all other persons you come in contact with.
- In settings where the 2 metres physical separation from another person, cannot be ensured between, maintain at least a distance of 1 metre or as much distance as is reasonably practicable in smaller spaces such as elevators, corridors.
- Give right of way to a person exiting a room, toilet lobby, building or walking down a stairwell where 2 metres cannot be ensured.
- Follow entry and exit foot flow measures provided by your employer.
- Avoiding making close contact with people (i.e. do not shake hands).
- Avail of the hand sanitisers and wipes, so you can perform hand hygiene at your workplace especially after touching hand rails, elevator buttons and other communal hand touch surfaces.
- Know where the hand wash sinks are in your work place.
- Use card to pay for items, avoid using cash where possible.
- Do not share objects that touch your mouth, for example, bottles or cups.
- Dispose of your rubbish in appropriate waste bin provided at work.
- If a plastic screen barrier is in place, kept it clean.
- If hot desking is part of your office organisation system, cleaning and disinfect of the equipment/ keyboard and desk, must take place before and after using.
- Accommodate the cleaning and disinfection of all shared equipment and reduce unnecessary interactions between different shift changes.
- Follow any new plans put in place by your employer to reduce staff density, staggered breaks, work shifts.
- Your work area may be allocated into work zones to reduce employee interaction and restrict movement of personnel.
- Usetechnology for video/virtual meetings where possible.
- Limit the number of meetings including length and proximity of gatherings where possible.
- Recommend to maintain a contact log of persons you come into close contact with, to facilitate contact tracing.
- Sanitise your hands after visiting the toilet or using communal areas.
- Gloves are not a substitute for hand washing.
- Clean clothes must be worn at work, ensuring foot wear to also clean.
- Look after your mental health. Mediation, mindfulness or relaxation exercises can assist in achieving good mental health.
- Get rest, 8 hours of good sleep help make the next 16 easier.
- Maintain excellent personal hygiene at all times.
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