There are many regions in the world including Italy, some states of the U.S.A., Spain, etc. that have announced to ease lockdown restrictions and move ahead with the new normality of COVID-19.
Presently, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), India has issued certain guidelines for restarting manufacturing industries. Manufacturers have to follow strict guidelines to run the businesses and simultaneously ensure that there are no infected cases registered. They are allowed to reopen the shop floors while guiding workers about social distancing and strict hygiene routine.
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has clearly said that the first week of restarting manufacturing operations in the nation a “trial or test” period. During this time, manufacturing industries are told to maintain the safety of their staff while not trying to achieve high production targets.
According to this authority, when heavy machinery and equipment are not maintained periodically amid this crisis, it can be hazardous for the operators to work. It is crucial for the factory workers to understand the need to identify abnormalities strange sounds or smell, exposed wires, vibrations, leaks, smoke, abnormal wobbling, or other hazardous signs that require urgent maintenance or shutdown.
24 hours sanitization for employees. Factories need 24 hours sanitization especially in common areas such as washrooms, lunchrooms, on tables, or surfaces that are frequently touched. To minimize the risk of spreading coronavirus among the staff members, NDMA has issued a list of guidelines to the manufacturing industries. Let’s take a look at this infographic that explains all NDMA guidelines in detail. It is crucial for every manufacturer to go through these guidelines so that their workers and premises are safeguarded.