It’s nothing new that the recent months have been extremely unpredictable, overrun with unknowns and oftentimes frustrating. Personal businesses were put on the line, with thousands shut down due to COVD-19. For many business owners, doors are opening again. This doesn’t come without a list a mile long of protocols to ensure the safety of everyone walking through these doors. If you’re currently reopening, you’ll want to make sure you’re covering all of your bases. Read on for two tips to keep in mind that should help you along the way.
1. Start With and Maintain a Clean Slate
Keeping your business clean is all part of being a successful business owner. Chances are that before everything changed, you had a solid routine in place to keep everything clean and orderly. However, there is a big difference between maintenance cleanings and deep sanitation. Have you had your place taken care of yet?
Since sanitation is so much more involved than regular cleaning, it’s important to tap into the right resources for the job. Setting up a schedule for routine deep cleaning Connecticut would ensure your business is routinely sanitized, giving you and your customers the peace of mind everyone needs so much right now.
In addition to these deep cleanings, take it upon yourself to stock up on disinfecting wipes and sprays for high-touch areas, such as keypads, doorknobs, countertops and light switches. In addition to this, always make it a point to have fresh air circulating at all times.
Pairing deep and regular cleanings along with general safety measures will put you one step ahead when it comes to operating safely.
2. Focus on Employee Training and Teamwork
Now that businesses are reopening, so many people are returning to work. This return doesn’t come without its own set of changes. It can also be a time of difficulty for some employees, so don’t forget about the importance of morale and support as well.
Having an understanding of safety guidelines for the workplace is a good place to start, and the level imposed will depend on business type and the roles of employees. Remember that training is equal to preparedness, which will be appreciated and noticed by your customers. As far as time management, it’s important to anticipate how health checks, unexpected time off due to illness or a reduced number of staff will impact your day-to-day operations.