The COVID-19 is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019, that restructured the world in many ways. The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease it causes and how it spreads. Thus, employers and employees should work together to develop a workplace management procedure to maintain healthy workplaces. The procedure shall include identification of risks in workplace settings, evaluation of the identified risks to determine the risk level, priority setting for high-risk areas and people, and determine appropriate control measures.
As a responsible professional body, Institute of Facilities Management Sri Lanka (IFMSL) has developed guidelines to educate facility managers on preparing the workplaces by carefully studying the recommendation reports from the healthcare sector together with all other relevant experts and stakeholders. IFMSL believes that this attempt will contribute in some form to prevent this pandemic disease spread within the workplace.