This is a quick guide on the steps we are taking to protect you and out team. Its goal is to reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) infections among our team, families, and customers.
COVID-19 is circulating in the Tri-state. Therefore, we continue to use the best Clean Practices.
- Zero COVID-19 transmissions in our workplace
- 100% employee participation and satisfaction
- Fever or Chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Our teams are instructed, if they have any of these emergency warning signs for COVID-19 they are to seek medical attention immediately:
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion or inability to arouse
- Bluish lips or face
- Stay home when you have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath
- Any employee who exhibits symptoms at work will return home immediately
- If you feel at all bad, take your temperature before coming to work or while at work
- Doctor’s notes are NOT required. We need to trust each other.
- Employees who experience symptoms of COVID-19 should contact a medical professional for guidance and possible treatment. (This can help your company access FFCRA funding/tax benefits)
- Stay home until you are free of fever (99° F or lower using an oral thermometer) and any other symptoms for at least 72 hours, without the use of fever-reducing or other symptom-altering medicines (e.g. cough suppressants).
- FFCRA mandates 80 hours of PTO for employees who are sick or who have been exposed to COVID-19 and must self-quarantine.
- If you feel well, come to work! We need healthy employees to keep us in operation while their colleagues are at home recovering.
High Risk Individuals
- Cardiovascular disease
- Chronic respiratory disease
- Are older than 60
Least at risk
Working from home
- Many of our employees are telecommuting
- Many of our employees are cross trained to ensure deeper redundancy of vital job functions
Hygiene at work
- Wash your hands with soap and water repeatedly throughout the day
- Use your forearm, knuckles, or elbows to operate light switches, and open doors and drawers
- Maintain social distancing
- Wear masks
- Do not shake anyone’s hands
- If hand washing cannot be performed under certain situations, liberal use of hand sanitizer (at least 60% alcohol) is recommended.
- Cough or sneeze into tissue. If none is in reach, cough or sneeze into your elbow.
- Wash your clothing when you get home if you cough or sneeze into your elbow
Keeping Bronze-Online clean
- Clean Practices in our facilities
- Sanitize all light switches, doorknobs, common handles, common tables, microwave buttons
- Avoid meeting in rooms with limited/poor air circulation, use Video Conferencing in stead
- Implement social distancing in our facility
- Place posters in our workplace to encourage STAY HOME WHEN SICK
- Place signs at all entrances informing staff to GO HOME IF YOU HAVE A COUGH OR FEVER
- Maximize working from home
- Sanitize keyboards and mice
- Hand sanitizer distribution
- CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/guidance-business-response.html
- WHO: https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/who-china-joint-mission-on-covid-19-final-report.pdf