COVID-19 strategies from WELL certification
Many organizations in India have started taking safety precautions, some informing their employees to work from home. But, since there are a considerable number of organizations still operating, there is a dire need for all employees to understand the spread of Coronavirus and what precautions they can take. Buildings, communities and organizations play a leading role in supporting our health and well-being, as well as our collective ability to prepare for and respond to global health challenges like the one we’re experiencing now.
Fig. WELL certification focuses on above concepts for human health and well-being.
WELL Certification is the leading tool for advancing health and well-being in buildings globally. Recently they have come up with applicable strategies to fight COVID from WELL building standard around key themes that reflect how organiza-tions can approach prevention and preparedness, resilience and recovery in relation to COVID-19 and other respiratory infections, from enhancing air quality to supporting mental health. Each specific strategy is linked to more information within the digital version of the WELL v2 system. Following are the key themes on which they have prepared the strategies.
Fig. Key themes of strategies adopted by WELL building standard.
While Green Building certifications emphasis on thermal comfort and occupant health, it becomes crucial that all green building certifications adopt COVID or any other communicable disease strategies to ensure occupant well-being. To read the full document on their strategies, refer the link given below: