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COVID-19 ACTION CENTER

 FOR WORKPLACES 

 

The COVID-19 outbreak is a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. Based on the emerging clusters of new infections in many countries, we do not see this situation improving over the next few weeks.

However, it is important that we ensure that we operate ‘business as usual’ as far as it is possible during these trying times, to strengthen our company’s, industry’s and country’s position in time to come.  

Here are a few tips and guidelines to ensure business continuity through the current pandemic.

PREPARING FOR THE WORST

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Work From Home (WFH)

Encourage work from home where possible to minimize physical interactions and ensure the health & safety of all employees. 

Decide when to Work From Home (WFH)

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If you are feeling sick...

In the event of feeling unwell or is suspected of infection or showing similar symptoms, please adhere to the steps given below. 

 What to do if you are feeling unwell

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Policy Areas

It is important to have business policies up to date to ensure that you have discussed and communicated guidelines across all areas.

Checklist to make sure you covered it all

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Tools 

It's important to keep yourself productive during this time. Here's a a list of handy tools to help you work remotely.

What tools help you work remotely

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Overseas Travel

It is highly recommended that you refrain from overseas travel and to self-quarantine yourself  for 14 days if you do travel.

Read our overseas travel guideline

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Contingency planning

Contingency planning based on the threat level is critical to ensure business continuity through the current pandemic.

Checklist of activities to help you plan

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Facilities Management

The facilities management and janitorial staff have an important role in providing a clean and safe work environment. 

Few tips to help keep your facilities clean

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Employee Satisfaction

WFH can be a new experience for most. Try to understand their experience and continuously improve accordingly.

Here's a WFH Effectiveness Questionnaire

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Personal Accountability

It is your personal responsibility as an employee and individual to act responsibly during these difficult times.

Here are some tips to follow...

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Business Impact

The ongoing crisis will inadvertently affect our business and financials. It important that we take preemptive counter-measures. 

Guidelines to understand business impact

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Contact Tracing

Contact tracing  will assist in preventing the infection from spreading further through your company or community.

Create your own contact map here

WHY FIGHTING COVID-19 DEPENDS ON YOU

SHARING CORNER

Here are a few free-to-use infographics curated to educate employees about best practices around the workplace to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please feel free to download them and circulate them within your company and community.

Right-click and select 'Save image as...' to download any of the images below.

KNOWLEDGE BASE

We at 99X Technology have taken stringent measures to ensure this business continuity across the board and have accumulated many learnings within a short period of time. This page is intended to provide businesses with a perspective of the key areas that need to be looked into and what we feel are vital policies and information to assist you in protecting your employees’ wellbeing while maintaining business continuity.  

The outbreak is moving quickly, and some of the perspectives on this page may fall rapidly out of date. This information reflects our perspective as of March 25, 2020. We will update it regularly as our learnings evolve, but here are a few links to help you keep updated on the latest situation around the world.

Epidemiology Unit Page - Ministry of Health Sri Lanka

For all official updates related to COVID-19 in Sri Lanka.

http://www.epid.gov.lk/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=228&lang=en

Coronavirus Disease Outbreak Page - World Health Organization

Latest situation reports, research and development, protection and travel advice from around the world.

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

 

Map of Coronavirus Spread - HealthMap

An interactive map illustrating the spread of Coronavirus throughout the world with confirmed cases per region highlighted.

https://www.healthmap.org/covid-19/

Health Promotion Bureau Page - Sri Lanka

The centre of excellence for for health communication & health promotion in Sri Lanka.

http://hpb.health.gov.lk/

Sri Lanka COVID-19 - Coronavirus Tracker

Community sourced outbreak map and live patient database within Sri Lanka. 

http://covidsl.com/