Cushman and Wakefield has not only begun to reimagine what our offices might look like when we return to work, they have started implementing the six feet office. They have helped more than 10,000 organizations in China, and developed a prototype in its Amersterdam headquarters. Eventually we need to get back to the office, let’s take a look at some of their suggestions.
We are being bombarded with information regarding COVID-19, its symptoms, its toll on frontline workers, and by the numbers. We are also being given guidance, often conflicting, on how to safely reopen a business once the governor provides the green light for each sector. Below are several links to CDC, OSHA, WHO and other internationally recognized health organizations, providing suggestions on how to safely re-open and remain open.
Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | CDC
Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19
Worker Exposure Risk to COVID-19
By JJ Divino
We are being warned that there will be a second waive of COVID-19 that will hit this fall or winter, and it could be worse. This article is adapted text from the Washington Post interview with Dr. Robert Redfield, CDC Director.
Friday, May 1: Hospital, medical, dental and veterinary services that don’t require an overnight hospital stay.
Saturday, May 2: Retail businesses that have been closed can open for curbside pickup, delivery and appointment-only shopping limited to 10 customers at a time.
Monday, May 4: Construction, distribution, manufacturing, offices
Tuesday, May 12: Consumer, retail and service businesses
Friday, May 15: Hair salons, barbershops, day spas, nail salons, tanning salons, bar and restaurants outdoor and patios can open.
Thursday, May 21: Restaurant dine-in locations and bar interiors can open.
What remains closed: Child care centers for most children, movie theaters, gyms, campgrounds, tattoo parlors, laser tag facilities, roller skating rinks, ice skating rinks, arcades, indoor miniature golf facilities, auditoriums, stadiums, arenas, parades, fairs, festivals, bowling alleys and more.