The world is facing one of the biggest health crises at present due to coronavirus, which is unpredicted and many countries are still struggling to be able to handle this unprecedented crisis.
Coronavirus disease which is officially named as COVID-19 has been pronounced a pandemic by the WHO (World Health Organization). As the infection keeps on spreading widely, it’s representing a huge challenge to numerous organizations worldwide.
In January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) proclaimed the infection a general wellbeing crisis of worldwide concern. As it’s spreading far and wide, and spreading rapidly, the WHO has now ordered it as a ‘pandemic’ which, in WHO terms, is ‘the overall spread of disease.
With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, it is vital for all of us to take precautionary measures when it comes to conducting business. Please follow the simple tips below to fulfill your business needs.
As the virus is now spreading rapidly, all employers and employees will be affected to an extent in some way. Worker’s health and well-being, and measures to stop the virus from spreading should be the highest priority of every employer’s response.
Employers should keep up to date with the situation as it develops and refers to employees who are concerned about the infection to official and expert medical sources such as GOV.UK and the National Health Service.
Effective ways to help prevent the infection’s spread, including:
- Making sure your workplace is clean and hygienic.
- Wash your hands frequently
- Maintain social distancing
- Do not OR avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
- Practice good respiratory hygiene
- If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, go for medical care ASAP
- Stay informed and follow the advice given by your healthcare provider
- Providing all employees with an alcohol-based hand rub.
- Encouraging people to use and bin tissues.
Keep an eye on the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website. COVID-19 is affecting most people in China with some outbreaks in other countries. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and protect by doing the following:
Try to stay at home if you do not feel well, even with mild symptoms such as headache and a slight runny nose, until you recover fully. Do not contact others and visits to medical facilities will allow these facilities to operate more effectively and help protect you and others from possible COVID-19 and other viruses.
Together, let’s keep ourselves and our families safe with all the precautions against the virus. SDF Systems & Team wishes you all a very happy and healthy life. Be Safe.
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