From July 3, Queensland enters Stage 3 of the state government’s step-down approach to COVID-19.
As the last phase of the Roadmap to Easing Restrictions, Stage 3 permits a higher number of customers for a business at any one time, as determined for the 4 square meter rule. Venues below 200 square meters can have one person per 2 square meters, for up to 50 persons at a time.
Whether you are reopening your premises, or you have been open for some time, here are 5 things to consider for safe business operations on July 3 and beyond.
1. Clear and concise cleaning plan
One of the key requirements for open businesses is frequent environmental cleaning and disinfection. This includes regularly wiping down frequently touched surfaces, such as door handles, counters, and chair backs.
During busy periods it may be easy to assume that someone else will take care of this, only to realise later that everyone else had thought the same. Avoid this by ensuring you have established and communicated clear roles and expectations for cleaning!
2. Use hospital-grade disinfectants
While sanitising and cleaning throughout the day is very important, supermarket disinfectants do not kill COVID-19 or other major viruses.
To ensure your premises is disinfected from COVID-19, professional misting with a hospital-grade disinfectant, like CMBM’s Nanocyn Disinfectant & Sanitiser, is a must.
Nanocyn is TGA registered to kill SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), as well as E.coli, MRSA, Influenza Viruses, Streptococcus and more.
CMBM’s disinfection cleaning services also come with a certificate that can be displayed on your premises.
3. Identify high traffic areas
Do you have narrow spaces or areas that can create bottlenecks on your site? Is there adequate space for customers to physically distance while queuing?
Identify high traffic areas and make use of queuing systems and physical distancing markers and adjust the floor layout where possible.
4. Make practising good hygiene easy for your customers
Provide hand sanitiser and wipes for your customers in convenient locations, such as at entrances, exits, and counters. Make sure they are clearly signed. This is mandatory for dine-in, beauty therapy, and nail salon businesses.
CMBM can supply your business with sanitisation stations and wall-mounted wet wipe dispensers to make practising good hygiene easy for your customers and staff. Contact us to order today.
5. Plan for crowds where possible
If your business experiences higher foot traffic during certain periods, such as the Queensland school holidays (commencing June 27th), ensure you have adequate capacity for conducting business safely.
This may include rostering additional staff, increasing your cleaning capacity, or ensuring you have enough hand sanitiser and face masks in supply.
Are you prepared for Stage 3 of the State Government’s Easing of Restrictions?
CMBM can assist your business with disinfection cleaning support and smart hygiene solutions to ensure safe and smooth business operations. Contact us today on 1800 26 26 37 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Please note: This article was written with regards to the State Government’s Roadmap to Easing Queensland’s Restrictions, and is correct as of June 24th, 2020. CMBM Facility Services aim to share government updates as they occur, however we recommend checking directly here to ensure you have the most correct information for your business.
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