As businesses of all sizes welcome a fearful and anxious workforce to the office, they are simultaneously challenged to ensure a safe work environment. The harsh reality faced by business owners who are still going through the covid-19 pandemic is the diligence required to limit the spread of infection.
Companies are taking note: Plexiglas barriers, clearly marked walkways and hand sanitizing stations are now as common as paper clips and ergonomic chairs. While such measures may mitigate the risk of infection, management teams will be challenged to properly disinfect the workplace without endangering human health or affecting employee productivity while also facing agency regulations. and government.
Many business owners find solutions by partnering with innovative organizations like J Ferg Global, an industry leader in infection control, risk mitigation and revenue restoration. “Our mission is to help organizations and their stakeholders get back on their feet by making health and safety a top priority,” said CEO JR Ferguson.
Tony Ensor, president and CEO of Amarillo Sod Poodles, a professional baseball affiliate of San Diego Padres, says this has been a huge hurdle in overcoming the constant changes in covid-19 regulations and safe practices. “Covid-19 has affected our community baseball teams across the country and has had a devastating effect on our franchise. How are we moving forward? ”After discussions with Sod Poodles’ Director of Partnerships Matt Hamilton, Ensor chose to partner with J Ferg Global Germinator to create a comprehensive health security and risk mitigation for reopening. “We wanted to go several steps above Texas guidelines to protect our fans, players and staff,” Ensor says.
Innovators apply here
Along with the advancements made by companies like J Ferg Global, the growing need to effectively and safely sanitize workspaces has created a tremendous opportunity for innovation.
The Greater Boston Food Bank has partnered with MIT’s Computing and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Ava Robotics to test a robotic system that disinfects surfaces and neutralizes aerosolized forms of the coronavirus. Designed at CSAIL, the custom fixture relies on short-wavelength ultraviolet light to kill microorganisms and disrupt their DNA in a process called germicidal ultraviolet irradiation.
With endless innovations in this space, companies like J Ferg Global can provide their customers with the world’s most modern cutting-edge technologies to create safer public spaces. Ferguson welcomes the advancement of new technologies as they will raise the bar for everyone: “Our goal is to constantly improve in the workplace and to expect the same standard in our technologies. Staying stagnant or contained is never an option, especially when it comes to infection control. As technology continues to accelerate, we all need to connect and use it. “
Evidence of J Ferg Global’s commitment is evident in its new partnerships with various infection control technology companies, which are creating effective and world-leading solutions, such as an air purification system for patients. air conditioning units which could have a wide range, positive effects in several sectors.
It will take more than technology to restore employee comfort levels before the pandemic. “The biggest problem we face right now is the unknown,” Ferguson says. Ensor of Amarillo Sod Poodles adds that clear communication, regular monitoring and disinfection protocols provided by J Ferg Global reassure employees that the appropriate precautionary measures are being taken. “We are grateful that we can confidently go to work every day, knowing that not only our full-time staff are protected, but also everyone who comes into Hodgetown. [the Sod Poodle ballpark] is protected. “
These solutions have been imperative as many businesses, organizations and schools are reopening to the public. “Businesses, resources and schools need to start to get back on their feet, restore lost revenue and move forward,” Ferguson says. “If we do nothing to combat this pandemic, who knows what the long term consequences could be. While this may include new safety precautions and procedures, we like to see people being proactive and adapting.
This content was produced by J Ferg Global. It was not written by the editorial staff of MIT Technology Review.