Maintaining flu prevention and social distancing measures in the workplace is crucial in slowing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Businesses must comply with the national COVID-19 Coordination Commission. Similarly, the Safe Work Australia National COVID-19 Safe Workplace Principles dictates best practice when businesses continue to operate.
Saving lives is a priority. The healthcare system has implemented these public health measures to slow the spread of the virus. It’s recommended by the Australian Health Department to:
· Stop shaking hands with others
· Avoid non-essential meetings
· Delay large meetings
· Hold essential meetings in the open air
· Promote good hand, sneeze and cough hygiene
· Provide alcohol-based sanitiser for all staff
· Eat lunch at your desk
· Regularly clean and disinfect surfaces used by humans
· Provide more ventilation than usual
· Limit food handling and promote strict hygiene in food handling
· Avoid non-essential travel
Furthermore, a physical distance of 2m within the workplace is still required to help maintain the measures recommended above.
It’s a frustrating time for some, with businesses continuing to operate remotely and international travel continually banned. Social distancing technology has been developed recently, however, that assists employees in keeping in-line with Government recommendations.
You may be wondering what else you can do to assist your country as the coronavirus pandemic continues to infect Australians. The social distance solutions by ShockWatch can assist you here, by providing warnings when you and a colleague are likely to breach a safe distance from each other. It similarly provides dire warnings when a safe social distance is breached.
The ShockWatch wearable technology alerts users with an amber light when distances of 4m are closed between them and another user. A red light flashes when a safe distance of 2m is breached between two ShockWatch Social Distancing Systems (SDS) or Safe Social Distancing (SSD) systems.
The applications are many. The devices can be used to monitor many situations. For example, appropriate use of elevator areas in offices, laboratory space in scientific environments or loading zones in warehouses.
ShockWatch’s SDS and SSD devices will continue to keep your team safe from each other. Sustain good practice as we ride out the COVID-19 pandemic together. Both the SDS and SSD include simple installation and highly rated ergonomic function.
Contact ShockWatch today to place a bulk order for either of our Social Distancing technology systems. ShockWatch are Australia’s business experts when it comes to monitoring technology. We have decades experience supplying specialist monitoring equipment to offices, laboratories and warehouses. It’s our goal to provide the utmost in safety within commercial and industrial environments.
Continue to stay home unless absolutely essential, wear face coverings and avoid close contact with each other. You and your team will be doing your part to prevent infectious disease transmission. Contact government services for all information about restrictions and recommended hygiene practice during this seasonal influenza.