As we settle into what many people are referring to as the ”new normal,” most commercial and public buildings are sitting vacant while their former occupants shelter in place in their homes. Although the risk to human health is at the forefront of this unprecedented event, other considerations must be made to prevent the spread of the virus and manage risk once your facility is open for business. This pandemic is constantly changing and in order to ensure that you are following the best practices and procedures, it is essential to have an experienced certified environmental health and safety specialist on your team. In addition to COVID-19 virus-related tasks, these specialists can perform other health and safety assessments that may be required as a result of extended building vacancy.
Click here to read some of the questions we answered from facility managers about re-occupancy.