Some useful tips for office and home to beat spread of COVID-19

IANS | May 07, 2020, 02:26 PM IST

In a bid to stop the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at the workplace, FMCG major ITC has shared some key tips for working professionals to avoid the spread of the deadly virus at office as well as home.

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Stepping out? Do this first

Stepping out? Do this first

According to the advisory, wearing a mask at all times, practising social distancing, sanitize hand on touching any surface and frequently washing hands for at least 20 seconds, are four important rules if you are stepping out for work. (Photo: Reuters)

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Stairs, not lift

Stairs, not lift

When you reach the office, prefer stairways and if you are taking lifts, maintain distance, use elbows/arms to open doors, and ensure office space, desktop surfaces etc., are sanitized. (Photo: Reuters)

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No conference room meetings

No conference room meetings

When you`re in the office, prefer e-meetings, attend conference room meetings with minimum people and follow strict distancing. (Photo: Reuters)

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Touched equipment? Do this then

Touched equipment? Do this then

In the office, sanitize/wash your hands with soap and water after the use of equipment like a photocopier, refrigerator, shredder, water dispenser, etc, bring lunch from home and eat strictly in your space. (Photo: Reuters)

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Reached office? Stay there

Reached office? Stay there

According to the advisory, people in office should avoid going in and out of office premises, enter and exit once. (Photo: Reuters)

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Masks and shoes

Masks and shoes

After leaving the office, keep masks on, ask family members to keep the door open, leave shoes outside home and bags at the entry. Wash hands, disinfect bag, shoes, wash clothes and mask your worn and take shower, the advisory said. (Photo: Reuters)