There currently exists no evidence that Coronavirus is transmitted through food. Continue operating your current Food Control Plan, while ensuring proper hygiene practices are being followed stringently.
When the government relaxes the lockdown, allowing restaurants, bars and nightclubs to open, practice guidelines on physical distancing, restricting the number of people at your venue, and implementing a guest register for contact tracing.
The guest register should contain guests’ full name and address, phone number, email address, and the date and time of arrival to your venue. Let guests know that the details will be used only for contact tracing and remain in the register for a limited time.
Limit number of entries to avoid build up of crowds.
Implement queue management outside and within the store.
Frequent cleaning of consumer touch-points like handles, payment terminals.
Salt, Pepper, Sanitizers should be present on all tables and refilled as needed.
Promote use of hairnets, beard nets, clean aprons and cleaning cloths.
Keep vigilant and ensure that staff are well and are fit to work.
Follow your cleaning program stringently and increase frequency of cleaning.
Basic Introduction training for Covid–19 (symptoms, precautions).
Food workers must wash hands:
before starting work
before and after handling food
after handling waste
after cleaning duties
after using the toilet
after eating, drinking or smoking
after coughing, sneezing or blowing nose
if possible increase the areas of hand washing stations
General workplace guidelines
Personnel Precautions Wash hands often and wear PPE while working.
Vigilance Clean often using appropriate cleaning agents.
Contact Tracing If required, setup the capability to record your customers details.
Positive Environment Optimistic environment helps best practice adherence.
Social Distancing Ensure 6 feet or 2 meter distance between workstations.
Educate Reinforce best practices for personal hygiene and sanitization plans.
Daily Symptom check Monitor staff for symptoms of COVID-19.
Stay up to date Stay current with industry and government updates.
Operational Personnel guidelines
Personal Hygiene Wash hands frequently, wear PPE before entering work areas.
PPE or Uniforms Don fresh set of PPE gear before entering back into work areas.
Symptom check Check for symptoms – fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath.
Breaks Stagger break timing so social distancing is maintained.
Deliveries Deliveries and dispatches managed in a contact-less fashion.
Stay up to date Stay current with new work guidelines and health announcements.