Tork launches Safe at Work resource hub to support manufacturing businesses and essential workers.
Jul 08, 2020
Tork has launched a new resource hub, Safe at Work, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help businesses and essential workers Stay safe to carry on™.
Tork Safe at Work is a one-stop online resource for the most up to date hygiene information and recommendations for businesses. As the global leader in professional hygiene, Tork is offering insights and resources based on decades of experience, combined with the latest public health recommendations, to help businesses prevent the spread of pathogens and keep employees safe to carry on.
As a part of this effort, Tork has developed the Tork Safe at Work: COVID-19 Toolkit for Manufacturers to help companies producing essential goods and those that are re-starting their operations in light of the easing of lockdown restrictions, ensure cleaning regimens and employee safety programs are aligned with recommendations from public health bodies, such as the World Health Organization. The Tork Safe at Work: COVID-19 Toolkit for Manufacturers provides companies with the tools and resources to ensure their sites remain safe and hygienic for workers during the pandemic and beyond.
“Manufacturing employees have been working tirelessly to ensure people have the supplies they need during these challenging times. Tork developed the Safe at Work: COVID-19 Toolkit for Manufacturers to ensure these essential workers have the resources necessary to reinforce and augment their cleaning procedures for safe site operation,” said Jenny Turner, Marketing Director—Industry, Essity Professional Hygiene. “With the easing of the lockdown restrictions and many manufacturers re-starting operations, it’s essential that returning employees feel confident and safe at work. Site managers should rest assured that these expert recommendations will help keep their facility safe and hygienic now and into the future.”
Recommendations from the Tork Safe at Work: COVID-19 Toolkit for Manufacturers include:
- Proper hand hygiene protocol for site workers, including ways to improve adherence;
- Enhanced surface cleaning protocol to ensure that manufacturing workspaces stay hygienic; and
- Recommendations for reviewing sites’ standard operating procedures to incorporate physical distancing measures, with alternative recommendations if implementing physical distancing measures is not possible.
To download the Tork Safe at Work: COVID-19 Toolkit for Manufacturers and to learn more about how Tork is supporting businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit www.tork.co.uk/safeatwork.
The Tork brand offers professional hygiene products and services to customers worldwide ranging from restaurants and healthcare facilities to offices, schools and industries. Our products include dispensers, paper towels, toilet tissue, soap, napkins, wipers, but also software solutions for data-driven cleaning. Through expertise in hygiene, functional design and sustainability, Tork has become a market leader that supports customers to think ahead so they’re always ready for business. Tork is a global brand of Essity, and a committed partner to customers in over 110 countries. To keep up with the latest Tork news and innovations, please visit https://www.tork.co.uk/
Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. We improve people's well-being through our products and services. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 46,000 employees. Net sales in 2019 amounted to approximately $13.5 billion. The headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and Essity is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity breaks down barriers for improved well-being and contributes to a healthy, sustainable and circular society. More information at www.essity.com.