How do you make sure that your customers are safe from the coronavirus? It is a difficult question to answer, but many things can be done. The first thing you should do is make sure your business has been disinfected and cleaned thoroughly. It would be best to keep on top of new information about how the virus spreads and what precautions need to be taken for those who may have it. Check out the four ways we’ve outlined below to help create a coronavirus safe environment in your business!
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1 Keep your staff and yourself updated on the latest coronavirus news.
Staff and management need to be up-to-date with information on how people can contract this virus. Because it is new, some questions still need to be answered about where it comes from and what makes some people more susceptible than others. Everyone in your business needs to keep themselves informed, so they know precisely how to protect customers and clients if needed! Everyone should also wash their hands often, especially after using public transportation or before touching food. This will help kill any viruses you may have picked up along the way!
2 Use only contactless payment methods in your business.
It’s essential to remember that contactless payments are still popular with consumers. And for a good reason! They reduce the time it takes to pay and prevent those horrible, long waits at the register that often lead to foodborne illnesses. Whether you’re handling cash or credit cards – wash your hands before touching any money. This is even more important for contactless payments such as Apple Pay and Google Wallet because there’s less physical interaction with the card itself (the actual card doesn’t need much, if any, cleaning).
3 Offer staff adequate PPE (personal protective equipment).
Staff and management should always wear gloves, masks and eye protection when dealing with the public. However, suppose you don’t have these items on hand or can’t afford them at your business. In that case, some other options include using wet wipes to clean hands before any interaction with customers (especially after handling money) and offering face masks for those who may be more susceptible to catching viruses like coronavirus.
4 Understand how to identify signs and symptoms
It’s always a good idea to be aware of the symptoms when someone contracts this virus. The most common ones are diarrhea, vomiting and coughing, but there may also be nausea, fever/chills and respiratory issues depending on what type you have. If your business works with food or drink – especially at events where people from all over come together in one place – it is essential to keep an eye out for sick individuals who may need immediate medical attention.
It’s best to be proactive about keeping your customers safe because this virus has come out of nowhere. However, you can do many things – including those mentioned above – that will help create a safe coronavirus environment for those who visit or work at your business!