Suggestions to protect ourselves from coronavirus on a business trip!
These days many people have canceled their trips or vacations due to the particular circumstances of coronavirus danger. However, many more cannot do that. You may on a business trip or your whole career depends on business trips, meeting, and conferences. So, how can you protect yourself from this virus?
When an infected person coughs or sneezes, they release droplets of saliva or mucus. These droplets can fall on people in the vicinity and can be either directly inhaled or picked up on the hands then transferred when someone touches their face, causing infection.
Here are 5 simple actions you can do to prevent getting sick.
Try not to attend crowded places; the risk of becoming sick in crowded places like public transportations or conferences is higher than any other site. If you stay beside an ill person in a small area, that would be dangerous for you.
Do not shake hands; in the business meetings or when you see your colleagues at the beginning of the day, do not shake hands. You can explain and apologize if you want, and they will understand the situation too. If you feel not well, go and visit a doctor or when you see a sick person try to convince him to do so.
Use your personal stuff; you may need to write or sign a paper; it is a good idea to keep your own pen and use it everywhere. If you are on a business trip, you may need to eat somewhere or have a business lunch. In any case, try not to touch others’ belongings.
Be aware of your personal belongings; Viruses can also be spread through droplets landing on surfaces. You may put your phone, suitcase, or purse in the places that infected with viruses, so be aware of where you put them.
Always wash your hands; this is a general suggestion for everyone and actually the most important one. By washing your hands, you may protect yourself and your family from this virus. Wet your hands with clean, running water and apply soap. Lather your hands, including the backs, between your fingers, and under your nails and scrub for at least 20 seconds.