As you can imagine since I posted about what we can do in Phase 2 I have been inundated with questions. I posted the parts that I thought would be of interest to most of the public but it seems that many want specifics as well. For whatever reason, despite adding the link to the BOE they don’t read it, can’t understand it, or just want their own opinion verified.
I won’t repeat what was already said, you can check that out in the link above, but here are a few more details.
- Those who can continue to work from home are encouraged to do so. The safety distance of 2m must be guaranteed or where appropriate adequate PPE used according to the level of risk.
- In the workplace, soap and water, hand sanitizer or disinfectants must be permanently at the disposal of staff and customers and daily cleaning and ventilation of the premises must be carried out.
- Rosters, shifts and work schedules should be amended to maintain the 2m social distancing not just for staff entering and departing the premises but also in rest areas, locker rooms and toilets.
- Management must ensure work areas are cleaned frequently and approved disinfection measures are taken with particular attention to common areas (toilets, kitchens, rest areas) and all contact surfaces (doorknobs, tables, furniture, handrails, floors, telephones etc). In the event of a job shared by two people, cleaning and disinfection of the area must be carried out before the next worker begins.
- The use of the lifts will be limited and preference given to the use of stairs although in cases of people who can’t use stairs an exception is made.
- Toilets – Where their use is permitted by customers, visitors or users, maximum occupancy will be one person except in cases of people who may need assistance their companion is allowed to accompany them.
- Paper bins shall be available in which tissues/wipes and other disposable items can be deposited. The bins must be cleaned at least once a day.
SHOPPING – See Commerce, in addition, I may not have added the following.
- Payment by card is encouraged avoiding, as far as possible physical contact. The machine must be disinfected after each use.
- The use of family toilets and baby changing rooms will be restricted to a single family.
- Customers will only be allowed in common areas to enable access to the shops, bars and restaurants located in the centres.
- Hygiene in all premises will be strictly followed. Cleaning and disinfection of all areas must take place at least twice a day (one at the close of day) with special attention to the most common contact surfaces (doorknobs, counters, tables, furniture, handrails, dispensing machines, floors, phones, keyboards, payment terminals, touch screens, work tools, shopping trolleys and baskets etc).
- Automatic sales – vending machines, laundry facilities, self-service etc the management must ensure adequate hygiene and disinfection of the machines and premises.
- In the case of services that do not allow safe distancing such as hairdressing salons, the appropriate PPE must be used and the 2m distance must be maintained between clients.
- In clothes shops changing rooms should be used by one person only and after use they must be cleaned and disinfected.
- When a customer tries on a garment that they subsequently do not purchase, the garment must be sanitised before it is offered again for sale to other customers. This also applies to items returned.
- No testers of perfumes, cosmetics etc shall be available.
- Commercial premises that have car parks for staff and customers where access is not by an automatic system will be replaced by a member of staff who can also monitor the staggering entrance/departure of workers according to shifts set by the centre.
- In the parking area, in addition to the continuous disinfection of the usual contact points, hand gel must be made available to the client.
- Payment by electronic means will be encouraged.
BARS, RESTAURANTS, HOTELS & TOURIST ACCOMMODATION
- Bars and restaurants can open for eating and drinking on the premises as long as they do not exceed 40% of the capacity permitted for their size.
- Take-aways will be allowed.
- Self-service products are allowed provided the customers can select them for themselves and provided that the products are protected by a screen and are packaged individually.
- Single-use tablecloths or materials must be used.
- Dispensers of hand gels or disinfectants must be made available at the entrance to the premises and in bathrooms.
- The use of printed menus must be avoided and replaced with electronic devices, blackboards, posters or some other technology, for example, WhatsApp.
- Disposable single-use products will be used (oil, vinegar, napkins etc).
- Crockery, glassware and tableware must be stored in a closed area as far away from customers as possible.
- Entry and exit of customers must be controlled to prevent contact between customers.
- The use of customer toilets must comply with hygiene and disinfection standards.
- The waiter/ess must guarantee the safety distance between them and the customer.
- Cleaning and disinfection of equipment, in particular tables, chairs and other contact surfaces between one customer and the next must be followed as well as cleaning and disinfection of the premises at least once a day.
- Hotels and tourist accommodation can be opened to the public to use their common areas provided that they do not exceed 1/3 of their capacity. They will comply the same as bars and restaurants.
- Enclosed spaces where events are held should be ventilated two hours before use.
- Animation activities or group classes should be planned with a maximum capacity of 20 people and the minimum safety distance between participants otherwise masks must be used