Workplace safety changes due to coronavirus

Workplace safety changes due to coronavirus

Offices are going to look very different as workers return after working remotely during the coronavirus.

Breakfast with Martin Bester in studio

According to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, 2,430 new infections have been recorded, which brings the total number of infections to 55,421.

The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed the lives of 1,210 people in the country.

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However, some businesses can open under level 3 and return to work. 

Safety is a concern and many workplaces are taking precautions to make sure their employees are looked after. 

As an example, the Breakfast with Martin Bester team workplace is now separated by Perspex screens, and Martin Bester, Liesl Laurie, and Elma Smit are sitting further away from each other than they did before.

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In a bid to ensure safety, Egyptian architect and designer Mohamed Radwan created a system of office pods for the post-COVID-19 workplace, for a project called "Q.workntine".

Mohamed M. Radwan
Mohamed M. Radwan

What has your workplace done to ensure your safety?

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