Occupancy control and social distancing technology can help businesses strictly enforce social distancing guidelines
As the coronavirus continues to impact families and businesses in Austin and across the State of Texas, we know that one of the best ways to slow the virus’s spread is to practice social distancing in public areas. But as any property management company, business owner or manager can tell you, enforcing those guidelines is time-consuming and difficult. However, as retail businesses reopen and employers face the need to have employees physically return to offices, we need to have tools to overcome the difficulties of maintaining essential safety measures like social distancing.
Over the past few months, we’ve published blogs about new technology solutions to enforce mask-wearing and screen people for fever before they enter your location. Today, we’re here to tell you about a two-pronged approach to enforcing distancing guidelines that use advanced technology built by our trusted partner Avigilon.
Keep reading to learn how social distancing technology combined with an occupancy control system can help your business take protective measures against spreading the coronavirus.
With Any New Technology, Careful Implementation is Critical to Achieve Results
Schools, workplaces, and organizations of all types are looking for solutions to return to safe operations while mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As technology solutions emerge for enforcing mask-wearing, social distancing, and other precautions, automated fever detection has attracted a vast amount of interest. With any new technology or solution, expectations must be tempered. While detecting elevated temperature or fever is a useful tool for screening people for disease, it is not a panacea and must be used carefully along with other precautions.
Does that mean that fever detection systems are something you should wait to consider? No, as these can be cost-effective measures to maintain public health, and the hardware systems they employ have multiple security applications.
However, it’s wise to understand some critical considerations for deploying this solution in your Corpus Christi, TX premises. Read on to learn more.
How These Solutions Can Help Protect Staff, Customers, and Patients
Everyone is looking for solutions to help cope with the ongoing pandemic. With fall approaching, questions are being raised about returning students to schools with a semblance of normalcy. In workplaces, protecting staff from infection is paramount, especially in workplaces where remote work is not feasible for more extended periods.
Three main strategies are being employed at the moment to help curb the spread of disease short of mandating everyone not to leave their house. Temperature screening has become commonplace in many places, especially healthcare. Elevated temperature or fever is one sign of the virus. Wearing masks has been proven to reduce the spread of infection, and maintaining social distance is another method that reduces contact and the chance for the virus to disseminate further.
Can advanced technology be part of the solution? Yes. Here are three ways temperature kiosks can help implement these strategies to battle the pandemic in The Woodlands, TX.
Ultimately the Decision is Yours
As we continue to cope with the health and economic impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Waco and all across Texas, organizations continue to look for ways to maintain operations and mitigate risk.
In our continuing blog series, we have discussed various aspects of fever screening systems; technology, implementation issues, misconceptions, and more. ASAP Security Services strongly believes that this technology is up-and-coming as one arrow among others in the quiver to battle COVID-19. In this blog, we will take a closer look at the guidelines for a fever – what temperature constitutes a fever? In some ways, it's more complicated than you might think.