How to prep for and enforce the new normal.
This month marks the beginning of New York State’s reopening after Governor Cuomo’s “New York on PAUSE” order in March. But this doesn’t mean things go back to the way they were before – building owners must make special considerations in how best to protect their customers and staff from the virus upon reopening.
First off, you’ll need to start preparing before the building even reopens so things can run smoothly from Day 1.
As social distancing rules are still in effect for the time being, you’ll need to consider all of the following:
Cleaning & Disinfecting
COVID-19 can live on certain surfaces for two to three days, so frequent cleaning is a major factor to keep occupants and staff safe at this time.
While you can take all the precautions in the world, occupants and staff need to take precautions of their own. You can help others to protect themselves and those around them by building awareness of proper distancing and sanitation procedures:
This is a challenging time for everyone. But as New York moves into this next phase, building owners can help bridge the gap from surviving to living under this virus by following guidelines and being an example for others to do the same.
On top of all the additional safety precautions needed for buildings in New York City right now, all the temporary changes at the Department of Buildings and other city agencies can become overwhelming. Outsource Consultants is ready to consult with you about any phase of a project and will help you navigate through all the temporary changes at the DOB and other city agencies.
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