At the time of writing this article, there are over 294,110 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the world as per the World Health Organization (WHO). The Coronavirus is a combination of several viruses which are the root cause of severe deceases including “Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Severe Acute Respiratory System, cold, fever, Kidney failure and breathing issue” etc.
As the Coronavirus pandemic escalates day by day, PAZO’s top priority is to keep their customers and employees safe and prevent the spread of the virus.
The below-mentioned checklist is for PAZO customers which they can find in the Pazo checklist templates and can implement them in no time.
Coronavirus Preparedness Checklist:
Here is the Coronavirus Preparedness Checklist which you can put into immediate use:-
|For Management - One Time Checklist|
|1||Emergency communication plan developed for distributing timely and accurate information to your employees ?||Yes / No |
|2||Are all employees equipped with disinfectants, sanitizers, gloves and other protective equipment, particularly for those who engage directly with customers ?||Yes / No|
|3||Soap and paper hand towels are available in sufficient quantities next to all sinks|
(both in toilets and next to all hand wash sinks)
|Yes / No |
|4||The procedure to check and refill the supplies is established and working.||Yes / No |
|5||There are no-touch bins to dispose of tissues used by employees in restrooms.||Yes / No|
|6||As a precautionary measure are you promoting the use of video conferences for meetings?||Yes / No |
|7||Are the employees getting encouraged to mark their attendance online instead of using biometric systems?||Yes / No |
|8||Are the employees suffering from cold, cough or fever being consulted by the doctor?||Yes / No |
|9||Are there any spaces that can be used to seclude sick people if needed?||Yes / No |
|10||Have you stuck signages/posters on the walls that encourage staying home when sick, cough and sneeze etiquette and hand hygiene at the entrance to your workplace and in other workplace areas where the employees are likely to be seen?||Yes / No |
|11||Has the FM team established priorities for continuing FM functions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic ?||Yes / No |
|12||All employees,staff members, have been informed and trained on the COVID-19 precautions?||Yes / No |
|13||Do you have contact details of emergency services like Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Services as there will be a delay in such services ?||Yes / No |
|Maintenance of facilities | One Time :|
|1||Building closures and/or access restrictions details have been passed to the occupants ?||Yes / No |
|2||Are colleagues, visitors, vendors entering the premises getting their temperature checked ?||Yes / No |
|3||Is there a routine cleaning happening at all frequently touched surfaces in the workplace, such as workstations, countertops, and door knobs ?||Yes / No |
|4||Have you reviewed your HVAC system, its major components, as well as air and water distribution ?||Yes / No |
|5||Have you taken security measures to protect critical assets that are in short supply ?||Yes / No |
|Daily maintenance checklist :|
|1||Cleaned Light Switches?||Yes / No |
|2||Cleaned Elevator buttons?||Yes / No |
|3||Cleaned Chair arms ?||Yes / No |
|4||Cleaned Cabinet and file drawer knobs/handles?||Yes / No |
|5||Cleaned Door knobs/handles ?||Yes / No |
|6||Cleaned Handrails?||Yes / No |
|7||Cleaned Sinks and Faucets ?||Yes / No |
|8||Cleaned Food items/Drinks Vending machines ?||Yes / No |
|9||Cleaned Window Sills ?||Yes / No |
|10||Cleaned Counter tops?||Yes / No |
Protect yourself and others by doing the following:
Follow these Do’s and Don’ts – by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Government of India) – Official Poster
- Wash your hands frequently
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Don’t get close to anyone who has cold or flu-like symptoms.
- Clean frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Notify your work if your schedule needs to change
Communicate with your team, ask for their opinions, create Pols, ask for feedback on how well the situation is being handled. Beacuse Coronavirus could be transmitted easily from one individual to another or even from an animals’ interaction. So, maintain social distance and follow the local government rules to keep yourself, family and co-workers, safe.
Pazo hope Coronavirus Preparedness Checklist will help you and your Co-workers safe from COVID-19.
Before spreading awareness, let’s educate ourselves because spreading the right information is as important as protecting ourselves.