Where available, use hand sanitizer stations. Ensure your break areas and lab sink areas have a mounted soap dispenser with soap. Contact facilities management to obtain a mounted dispenser and refills. Post handwashing signs in bathrooms and break areas. The…Read full answer about How can we promote effective handwashing in our labs and offices?
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Highly touched surfaces such as chairs, desktops, computer keyboards, computer displays, remotes, light switches, elevator buttons, handrails, doorknobs, doors, door push plates, card readers, refrigerator/freezer handles and their doors; equipment panels/switches, benchtops; biosafety cabinet and fume hood sashes and their…Read full answer about What surfaces need to be disinfected in laboratory spaces and adjoining offices?
Stanford on-site child care center operations have been significantly curtailed due to COVID-19 public health guidance. As of September 2021, all six campus child centers are operating and ramping up to pre-COVID enrollment capacity. We have immediate openings for preschool-age…Read full answer about Are any of the on-site child care centers open?
Clean commonly touched surfaces several times per day this includes lab benches, lab equipment, desks, phones, remote controls, printers, fax machines, computer mouses and keyboards. The University recommends that departments or units purchase EPA-registered disinfectants such as single-use disinfectant wipes and multi-surface…Read full answer about How can I disinfect my workplace?
Effective immediately, students’ spouses/partners and students’ minor dependents are allowed as essential visitors under county and state orders. The campus compact’s provisions regarding guests and visitors are being amended to reflect this clarification. Note that childcare providers are already included…Read full answer about What is Stanford’s policy on visitors to campus?
Yes, faculty and staff who are awaiting or have received a test result for COVID-19 are required to report this information to their school or unit HR Director or HR Manager. This is both to connect you to resources that…Read full answer about Are employees required to report if they are awaiting or have received test results for COVID-19?
If you already used up your 10 days of Back-Up Care (BUCA), you may still access Bright Horizons Additional Family Supports, but pay for the services out of pocket. Bright Horizons Additional Family Supports gives you free membership access to …Read full answer about I used up my allotted 10 days of my back-up care benefit, what additional resources does the WorkLife Office offer?
Contingent employees are eligible for COVID Flex Hours and Quarantine Pay.Read full answer about I’m a contingent (temporary/casual) employee. Does the pay continuation policy apply to me?
Cold and flu viruses, as well as COVID-19, are susceptible to disinfectants that contain alcohol (recommended at least 60% for hand sanitizer) or bleach, which are commonly found in many cleaning products.At this time, departments and labs should evaluate their…Read full answer about Where can we get disinfectants, antibacterial wipes, hand sanitizer, etc.?
The Welcome Center is held virtually each Monday morning. The Welcome Center website has been updated to help new hires understand the live sessions available, actions they need to take, and to provide them with an onboarding checklist.Read full answer about How are newly-hired employees being oriented?