MGM Resorts International announced its safety re-opening measures
The ease in lockdown in some countries around the globe haS allowed the reopening of business organizations and companies that have been shut down due to the aggressive disease pandemic (COVID-19) that ravaged the world. However, MGM Resorts International announced some of its safety re-opening plans that are essential to the successful running of daily operations.
Putting of face masks had been an important rule and guideline initiated by health specialists and government around the world with MGM emphasizing on the momentous of guests, workers, and staff adhering to this rule when entering and leaving the resort’s building among others.
During a press release made by the organizations, the acting CEO and president of MGM Resorts Hornbuckle dropped down some safety rules that would be initiated when the resorts re-open, saying also the plan was developed and planned “in conjunction with medical and scientific experts” to stop the increase of the virus, thus, ensuring the safety of people who access the resorts.
“Preparing for the moment we can re-open our doors, MGM Resorts focused on developing a plan that puts health and safety at the center of everything we do” penned by bill Hornbuckle. He also added: “our ‘seven-point safety plan’ is the result of months of consultation with public health experts and outline our comprehensive approach to welcoming guests back safely.”
Hornbuckle also explained that before the re-opening of the resorts, MGM properties may have a different look for some time saying that it was “critically important” for the resorts. “We will continue working with experts and following guidance from the world health organization, centers for disease control and prevention (CDC) and government officials and regulators as we evolve these protocols based on the latest information.” He made this point in the press release.
Below are the plans stated during the announcement:
- Temperatures checks and screening will be done on staff and guests when they arrive for the day work, during the time spent working, and before they leave after the end of their shifts.
- Mandatory use of face masks and protective gears by staffs and workers while guest will be advised on the importance of putting on face masks and to stay off from activities and tasks which would need the face masks taken off.
- The physical distancing policy will be enforced starting with a six-foot distance from the next person, with the resorts equipped with Plexiglas barriers in some areas to shield the guests, staff, and workers.
- Areas with high traffic of people will be equipped to have hand washing equipment, to be used at regular intervals and cleaning process, and routinely carried out to the last detail.
- The air quality will be regulated and checked at all times, heating air ducts and conditioning controls will be calculated to the latest information and discovery made concerning the disease virus.
- Response guidelines and protocols are put in place in the case of guests, staff or workers testing positive for the disease virus to slow the spread of the infection to others.
- Innovations that involved digitalized operations are implemented like digital restaurant menus among others to diminish the high rate of exposure between people in the resorts.
All these were stated during the press release with Bill Hornbuckle making strong points to the importance of the safety rules and guidelines designed and developed for it to be followed to the last rule.