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THE RACE TO REOPEN: A comprehensive guide for offices to safely and efficiently bring back workers

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  • As some parts of the US slowly start to reopen, more employers are developing plans for a return to work. 
  • But business operations won't look the same and many offices will have to adhere to strict social distancing guidelines for the foreseeable future. 
  • Business Insider has compiled a list of tips from experts on how to safely and efficiently reopen your office. 
  • You can find more information on reopening your business by subscribing to BI Prime content.
Some states are slowly beginning to reopen, and employers are beginning to think about how to safely return to the office. But employers will likely have to adhere to strict social distancing guidelines for the foreseeable future.
According to Phase 1 of the White House's reopening guidelines, employers must close common areas, enforce strict social distancing measures, and regularly disinfect their workspace. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are also asking employers to make changes. This includes abstaining from handshakes and remaining at least six feet apart.
While reopening your business may provide much-needed financial relief, it can also be stressful. If you're struggling with where to begin, we've compiled a list of tips from experts on how to reopen your workplace safely and efficiently.
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