Manage a safe return to the workplace

As vaccinations are rolled out and lockdown eases around the globe, organizations are welcoming employees back into the workplace. WhosOnLocation arms your organization with the technology to give your employees confidence, and allow you to manage your duty of care with a secure and safe return to the workplace.

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Improve employee confidence

In a recent study, we commissioned to understand what employees think about returning to the workplace. We found that the move back into the workplace is spurred by employer requirements, employees’ desire for daily human interaction, and the need to reconnect with clients and stakeholders, more than half of Americans (53%) expect to return to the workplace full time within the next six months.

Businesses planning to welcome their employees back to the workplace should be preparing now to address staff concerns to maximize the likelihood of a safe and productive workplace. The employees who took part in our study biggest concerns about returning to the workplace are:

Office hygiene and protective measures

Proximity to other workers

Exposure during commuting

Effectiveness of contact tracing

In a recent study, we commissioned to understand what employees think about returning to the workplace. We found that the move back into the workplace is spurred by employer requirements, employees’ desire for daily human interaction, and the need to reconnect with clients and stakeholders, more than half of Americans (53%) expect to return to the workplace full time within the next six months.

Businesses planning a safe return to the workplace should be preparing now to address staff concerns to maximize the likelihood of a secure and productive workplace. The employees who took part in our study biggest concerns about returning to the workplace are:

safe return to the workplace

Office hygiene and protective measures

safe return to the workplace

Proximity to other workers

safe return to the workplace

Exposure during commuting

safe return to the workplace

Effectiveness of contact tracing

safe return to the workplace

Resources

The WhosOnLocation feature set helps organizations navigate a safe return to the workplace and helps manage their duty of care into the future.

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Health screening

Screen everyone coming on-site with custom questions to determine anything from ‘Have you experienced flu-like symptoms in the past 14 days?” to “Have you recently returned from overseas?.”

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Contact tracing

Sign everyone in as they come on-site to quickly and easily report on who has come into contact with an affected individual.

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Acknowledgment notices

Ask everyone entering your facility to agree to your policies using acknowledgment notices.

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Welcome screen

Use the banner and welcome screen on your kiosk to communicate policies to everyone on-site e.g. “All visitors must use hand sanitizer before entering.”

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Set maximum occupancy rules

Prevent overcrowding and limit the number of people permitted on-site by setting a maximum occupancy. When the maximum is reached, any further attempts to sign in will fail.

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Desk scheduling

Maintain social distancing with your hybrid workforce returning to the workplace. Use our 3rd party software to schedule what desks can be used when.

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On-site inductions

Ensure only employees or contractors who have completed your on-site induction and provided the correct documentation are allowed to gain access.

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Receive alerts

Notify the right people if someone attempts to sign in outside of your policy.

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WolPass

Notify visitors of your policies in advance. Pre-register visitors and send a WolPass email detailing any essential information e.g. “If you’ve experienced flu-like symptoms in the past 14 days, please reschedule your visit.”