The coronavirus has swept through the world this year, disrupting most aspect of life.
It’s keeping us home from work, causing us to socially distance, and has changed grocery shopping as we know it.
In this video, we are going to cover some coronavirus safety tips to use in the workplace. Check out our video below.
Coronavirus Workplace Safety Tips Video
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Now, just in case there is anyone left in the world who hasn’t heard, the coronavirus is a respiratory illness that originated in china and has spread throughout the world at a rapid rate.
The symptoms include dry cough, fever, fatigue, and in severe cases, difficulty breathing.
With coronavirus, it’s possible to be an asymptomatic carrier, meaning we all need to be careful to avoid spreading the virus, even if you do not have the symptoms, because it is possible to be a carrier and not even know it.
The virus spreads from person-to-person. This can happen:
Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet)
Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
Or by touching a surface that is infected and then touching their own mouth, nose.
Coronavirus Workplace Safety Tips
Now you know how it’s spread, let’s focus on seven steps that help to prevent the virus from spreading.
Since the virus is spread easiest in the air from person to person avoid contact with others and maintain 6 feet of distance when in public.
(I need my own space)
Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds. Don’t have a timer? 20 seconds is about as long as the chorus of this song; or this song
Come on, we all know we know the lyrics…
Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol content when you can’t wash your hands
If any of you are missing hand sanitizer, he drank it.
Ew, I don’t think you wanna do that.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
Don’t do this
Clean and disinfect all surfaces often
(It smells so clean)
Avoid gatherings of ten or more people
(This is a small group of people)
(I know just who to invite
(Well, I only ever really liked one person)
Support your immune system by eating healthy, hydrating, sleeping, removing stressors, and taking vitamins
(For the next two weeks, my body is a temple)
Remember, take your health and safety seriously. With the right precautions, we can slow the spread of coronavirus.