Bradley Corp. Investigation Finds Office Workers Taking Coronavirus Precautions

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, September 1, 2021/PRNewswire/-As US office workers continue to return to work, Bradley conducts a Health Handwashing Survey™ and discovers coronavirus concerns Persistent, especially when new variants appear. In response, employees are taking preventive measures. 86% of people wear masks to work, and 73% have been vaccinated. In addition to masks, office workers also pack some other personal protective equipment: 66% have their own hand sanitizer; 39% are taking cleaning wipes; 29% are prepared with disinfectant spray.
The survey also shows that compared with the general population, office workers are significantly more aware of exposure to bacteria and are more worried about contracting the coronavirus. 73% of office workers worry about contracting the coronavirus, compared with 67% of the general population. Moreover, due to the increase in new virus strains, 70% of office workers have implemented stricter hand washing programs, compared with 59% of the general population.
Bradley Corp.’s Healthy Hand Washing Survey asked 1,035 U.S. adults about their handwashing habits, concerns about the coronavirus, and their return to the workplace from August 3 to 10, 2021. A subset of 513 respondents who worked in the office was identified and a series of applicable questions were asked. Participants come from all over the country and are equally divided between men and women. The margin of error for the health hand washing survey of the general population is +/- 3%, the margin of error for the subset of office workers is +/- 4, and the confidence level is 95%.
The ongoing pandemic has also led to changes in the work environment-the way employees interact with colleagues. In the office, 51% avoid shaking hands, 42% sit farther in a meeting, and 36% use video calls instead of meeting in person. In terms of hand hygiene, about two-thirds of office workers wash their hands more frequently since returning to the office, and half of them wash their hands six or more times a day.
Jon Dommisse, Bradley’s vice president of marketing and corporate communications, said: “Office workers are cautiously returning to the workplace-especially now that the Delta variant is prevalent-and personally taking steps to avoid germs. And viruses.” The coronavirus has created a need for cleaner work spaces, limited contact, and increased hand washing. ”
Coronavirus issues stimulate hand hygiene habits. As office workers wash their hands more frequently, 62% of people report that their employers have made changes or improvements to workplace toilets in response to the pandemic, including more frequent cleaning. Moreover, in a sign of today’s pandemic, 79% of office workers believe that non-contact toilet installations are important. For example, when using a workplace toilet, two-thirds of people reach out for tissues to avoid touching the toilet door handles, toilet flushers, and faucet handles. Another third of people use their feet to operate the toilet flusher.
In the work space, employers have added hand disinfection stations and encouraged employees to stay at home when they are sick. These actions have not been ignored or ignored by employees. 53% of office workers said that employers’ response to the pandemic and the implementation of safety measures made them feel more valued, and 35% of employees said it made them feel more positive about their company.
On the occasion of celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2021, Bradley has created the most advanced and coordinated commercial restrooms and comprehensive emergency safety solutions to make the public environment sanitary and safe. Bradley is committed to innovative and healthy hand washing technology and is the leading supplier of the most hygienic multifunctional non-contact hand washing and drying equipment in the industry. Toilet accessories, partitions, solid plastic storage cabinets, as well as emergency safety devices and tankless electric heaters for industrial applications complete its product range. Bradley is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, USA, serving the global commercial, institutional and industrial construction markets.

Post time: Sep-02-2021