As states reopen businesses in phases and employees return to work, companies are faced with new challenges beyond security to protect workers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Milestone XProtect’s open platform enables the integration of compatible video-management applications and devices needed for returning to work, including:
Milestone’s open platform empowers employers to pivot quickly and seamlessly to create an ideal solution within the framework of their security installation.
According to the federal government and the CDC, U.S. employers should develop and implement appropriate policies, in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and guidance, and informed by industry best practices, regarding:
- Social distancing and protective equipment
- Temperature checks
- Use and disinfection of common and high-traffic areas
- Business travel
Employers should screen and monitor their workforce for indicative symptoms, and not allow symptomatic people to physically return to work until cleared by a medical provider. They should also develop and implement policies and procedures for workforce contact tracing following an employee’s COVID+ test.
How can hospitals ensure coordinated care during COVID?
As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread throughout the world, hospitals are struggling to provide patient care, ensure the health and safety of medical personnel, and protect vital supplies from theft. IP technology continues to improve the functionality and performance of video surveillance, more hospitals are using video monitoring for digital care solutions.
Nemours Children’s Health System is using multiple technologies to physically distance, reduce contact and save on Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). They used existing systems and infrastructure to avoid unnecessary contact and PPE use. How? Read more.