At a time when live events are being cancelled, and social distancing and lockdowns are being enforced – we are beginning to contemplate a world that is at the very least – touch-free.
Josh Bersin’s 3 Phases of Response to COVID-19 points to the steps business needs to take to urgently respond in an increasingly touchless world, and the explosion of virtual and augmented reality.
Perhaps VR training is actually coming into its own during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Is Touch And Proximity The New Workplace Risk?
While 2020 has made remote working commonplace for many, a fundamental shift in our daily working practices has been accelerated. Along with it, the need for constant sanitising of surfaces, while workspace reconfigurations are workplace mandates.
The Australian government recently issued a National COVID-19 Safe Workplace Principles, which states that “all workers, regardless of their occupation or how they are engaged, have the right to a healthy and safe working environment.
What does this mean for businesses, and what are the ‘new compliance’ implications?
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