As an eventual reality for workplaces everywhere, returning to work will require weeks if not months of planning ahead – and plans must account for what’s best for everyone involved.
We have to consider: is this the point where we just let our guard down and do everything we want like we used to, or do we need to endure reduced freedom for just a little while more?
Public spaces are unfortunately becoming crowded again because of relaxed quarantines and alert levels, despite the historical tendency of infection spikes happening because of such activity. And while it’s difficult to control what people do privately on their personal time, businesses can still make an effort to protect those at the workplace.
As physical and mental stressors, the effects, issues, and concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are more personal and hit most deeply out of any preoccupations that workers can have.
Now, more than ever, is the time to be diligent in following safety protocols against COVID-19 transmission and infection. How closely have you been able to follow them so far?