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Basic Standards of Every Workplace

    1. Hygiene of the workplace and its facilities.
    - The workplace, surrounding areas and any areas that may be contaminated or frequently
    exposed to physical contact such as floors, walls, bolts, doorknobs, handrails, public relations
    points, checkout points. light switches, elevator buttons and remote control buttons are cleaned
    regularly with cleaning agents.
    - Toilet bowls, urinals, flushing levers or buttons, bidet sprays, bolts or door knobs, toilet seats,
    toilet lids, faucets and sinks are cleaned regularly with cleaning agents.
    - Ventilation systems in the workplace are suitable and cleaned regularly.

    2. Cleaning equipment provision to prevent the spreading of viruses and bacteria.
    - Hand wash gel with at least 70% alcohol is provided in common areas such as a public relation
    points, entrances, exits and elevators.
    - Sinks and toilets must be clean and provided with soap.
    - Cleaning equipment and cleaning agents are provided, such as floor cleaning agents, toilet
    cleaning agents and long-handled grips for garbage collection.

    3. Protection for workers
    - Workers that are at risk of exposure, such as receptionists, public relations staff, porters,
    customer relations staff and janitors must take appropriate self-protection measures such as
    wearing a cloth mask, washing their hands regularly and avoiding unnecessary touching of their
    faces, eyes, mouths and noses. Janitors must also wear gloves at all times.
    - If a worker displays any symptoms of illness such as fever, cough, sneezing, sore throat, runny
    nose or shortness of breath, have the worker stop working immediately and get treatment at
    a health facility.
    - Wash hands with soap and water or alcohol regularly after touching surfaces or removing
    personal protective equipment.
    - Hand washing signs in the bathroom to remind employees and customers should be provided.
    - Staff that collect contaminated waste such as napkin paper or toilet paper must be provided
    with protective equipment such as a cloth masks, sanitary masks and rubber gloves. Staff must
    use a long-handled grip to collect waste. After collecting waste, staff must close the waste bag
    tightly, leave the waste bag at the waste disposal area and wash their hands properly after
    every operation.
    - Knowledge, advice and media are provided.

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