Some Common Covid-19-Protection Practices in Households

Ensuring safety, wellbeing and health is top priority. Here is a list of common practises in households to contain and and prevent the spread of Covid-19.

TESTING: A majority of employers will request proof of a Covid-19 negative result within 72 days prior to the work commencement and then periodic testing throughout the time of employment to ensure the safety and well-being of all staff and household members. Likewise, employers should also be tested to ensure the safety of all.

MASKS: As per government guidance, masks must be worn in all public spaces, including when running errands and undertaking any duties in public locations where social distancing is not possible.

FREQUENT HAND-WASHING: When entering the house, wash your hands thoroughly immediately and then frequently throughout the day.

TEMPERATURE CHECKS: Some households will check the temperature of their staff

at the door to check for signs of Covid-19

PERSONAL BELONGINGS AT THE DESIGNATED PLACE: Leaving outdoor shoes at the door and coats, jacket and bags tidied away

CLEANING AND DISINFECTING: Frequently touched surfaces need to be cleaned frequently

COVERING COUGHS AND SNEEZES: Always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue and throw the tissue in the bin, or use the inside of your elbow, and wash your hands

SOCIAL DISTANCING: Avoiding close contact with people inside the house who are ill and outside at all times

VENTILATING SPACES: Bring in fresh air by opening windows and doors

VACCINATION: It is advised that people especially likely to get very sick from Covid-19 get vaccinated