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While organizations are anxious to get employees back into the workplace, they must keep in mind that determining who will return and when they will return is a complex process. Health authority guidelines, local government requirements, sector issues, job-specific risks and landlord policies must be considered along with ensuring employees feel safe returning to work. The areas outlined below can help ensure you are addressing the key areas required for an effective re-entry into the workplace.
Be Informed and Follow Guidance: Confirm guidance from health authorities, your local government and sector specific requirements for reopening buildings to workers. This should include landlord policies, procedures and/or rules for building re-entry and occupation. Consider researching the following:
Prepare the Physical Space: Develop plans to meet social distancing guidelines, reconfigure work areas, ensure proper Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) is available and cleaning is done. Establish new workplace protocols and communicate them via signage posted throughout the workplace. Considerations should include but are not limited to:
People Preparations: Take measures to ensure your employees feel safe and confident to return to work - and train them on the new protocols. In addition, prepare in advance to deal with concerns your employees may have and are ready to deal with their issues. Consider opportunities to develop redundant teams by rotating their entry into the physical workspace so that critical roles can be supported even in the event of team members becoming ill. Physical preparations to your physical workspaces will help build confidence and you should also consider the following:
Key to protecting employees is also considering job-specific health and transmission risks and ensuring you have established protocols for ensuring employee roles can be carried out safely.
Prepare Your Customers, Partners and Vendors: Your customers, partners and vendors need to feel as confident as your employees when visiting your location. Consider the following:
Communicate with Confidence: Communications is critical when returning to work. Ensure you have a comprehensive and ongoing communications plan for employees, customers and supply chain partners. Consider the following:
Prepare for a Setback: Confirm that contingency plans/critical response mechanisms are in place in the event that the reopening should fail or the virus reoccurs and forces additional closures. This includes:
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