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COVID 19 Precautions - How To Stay Safe When You Come Home From Work

​​​​​​​Millions of people around the world are staying home and practicing social distancing to help stop the spread of COVID-19. However, there are many workers that are still going to work every day to keep their industries successful.  

While research into the coronavirus is ongoing, we know the virus is spread majorly when respiratory droplets of an infected person (generated through sneezing, singing, coughing, talking) get into the nose, mouth, or eyes of people who are close. We also know how that people can get infected, and spread the virus to others, even without having any causes or symptoms. People may also become infected by touching their nose, mouth, or eyes after touching surfaces contaminated with the virus. The virus may survive on surfaces for some hours up to many days. Many important personnel who work in critical sectors from grocery and food service, to public works and law enforcement are mainly needed to continue to report for duty. Those who are working in this pandemic should consider two things first is COVID-19 precautions and second is health insurance. So what to do to stay safe when you come home from work? Here is something to know.

Before Going To Work​ ​​

  • Remove your jewelry and watch.
  • Wear your personal clothing item to work but bring your work clothes in a washable bag, with a pair of shoes that can be conveniently cleaned and left at work or in your car.
  • Ensure to bring lunch in a disposable bag.
  • Do proper hand hygiene.​
  • During Work

  • Disinfect your name tag or ID badge, phone, eyewear, and any other work supplies on a daily basis.
  • Practice hand hygiene after touching randomly used surfaces and objects.
  • Ignore high-fives or handshakes.
  • Disinfect your lunch space before as well as after eating.
  • Perform physical distancing.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment like mask or gloves as directed.
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    After Work

  • Take a minute to reflect on three different things that went well today; be proud of the work you did.
  • Sanitize your name tag or ID badge, phone, eyewear, and any other work equipment, leave what you can at work.
  • Handle possibly contaminated things (work bag, shows, work clothes) with the utmost care.
  • Keep work clothes in your dirty clothes bag in the trunk of your car or into the washing machine when you reach home.
  • Wash all your work clothes and dirty clothes bag with detergent.
  • Leave your work shoes​ outside your home or in your dirty clothes bag.
  • Keep your street shoes and clothes in a washable and clean bag, separate from your work clothes.
  • Shower instantly after arriving home.
    Furthermore, if in certain problematic cases if you need some treatment in this pandemic, you should buy corona kavach policy or corona rakshak policy. Keep in mind to think about your personal risk throughout the day. Do you come in contact with many people during the day? And If there is any question whether you have come in contact with frequently touched surfaces, it is good to be cautious and practice these above-mentioned tips to keep you as well as your family safe when you come home from work.