BREAK THE CHAIN OF INFECTION – Part 2 of 2
SIMPLE SOLUTIONS AND ACTIONS TO HELP BREAK THE CHAIN
In our living and working environments, if we want to help break the chain of infection through effective preventive measures, employers and businesses can ask their employees and visitors to wear masks, respect social distancing measures and capacity limits, wash their hands often and isolate themselves if they experience symptoms.
They can also display signage, reminding them of the sanitary instructions and policies, install disinfectant solution in strategic places such as entrances and elevator doors and above all, make sure to revise the cleaning program to ensure that it contains disinfection tasks, and if not, add some, or increase the frequency of services during the pandemic.
8 CRITICAL MOMENTS TO BE AWARE OF
Finally, experts are advising there are 8 critical moments for targeted hygiene and to wash your hands to break the chain of infection:
1 – Touching frequently touched surfaces;
2 – After coughing, sneezing or blowing you nose;
3 – Returning to or leaving your workspace;
4 – Getting food prepared;
5 – Eating food;
6 – Touchpoints in the restroom;
7 – Entering and exiting a building;
8 – Disposing of waste.