The government of Lagos State on Tuesday released more guidelines for the operations of industrial, commercial, recreational, and institutional facilities that have just been recently unlocked in the state.
During the briefing by the State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, he stated that the guidelines were aimed at ensuring that community transmission of Coronavirus pandemic is curtailed.
He stated that proper cleaning and sanitation should be done, including proper storage and waste disposal, in addition to the installation of environmental, safety, and warning signages for employees and customers about required and suggested measures.
He further stated that the organization must work with the guidelines on the reconfiguration of spaces to permit the required distance between the company’s employees and customers.
He also said organizations should plan work schedules and shifts to accommodate staggered shifts in line with the Lagos and National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guidelines.
He listed stores, eateries, and supermarkets.
Other are industrial facilities: including all manufacturing and packaging facilities, bulk terminals, logistics, and haulage companies.
Also affected by NCDC guidelines is a corporate and financial business which includes all banks and finance houses, petrol and diesel deport, insurance companies, Bureau de Change, and corporate offices, construction camps and sites, and commercial facilities such as oil, gas, petrol, and gas filling stations, bus parks and terminals, malls, grocery stores, supermarkets.
He also listed institutional facilities: all public and private schools across all tiers, government establishments, religious centers as well as residential facilities- private estates as part of the facilities affected by these guidelines whenever they are reopened.