COVID-19: Safety Tips

At Beat, it is our responsibility to keep our communities healthy and safe. During the uncertainty caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) as it spreads all across the globe, we wanted to update you on steps you can take to keep yourself and your community safe with simple protective measures. Follow these basic tips to reduce your risk of contagion.

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Keeping your car clean

Keeping your car clean

Just as you should wipe down public and shared services with disinfectant, we encourage you to sanitize your car. Clean whichever parts of your car passengers come in contact with, like door handles.

On the road

On the road

Keep the windows open, if possible. You could also consider wearing gloves as a precaution as well as washing your hands before and after driving.

Personal hygiene

Personal hygiene

Use soap and water to scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. You can also use an antibacterial solution with at least 60% alcohol. Avoid touching your face, keeping your hands away from your eyes, nose and mouth as much as possible. Also, don’t forget to disinfect your mobile phone frequently.

Interacting with passengers

Interacting with passengers

Use credit cards. This way you won’t need to handle cash, a common cause of infection. Avoid all types of physical contact including the handshake.

Off the road

Off the road

If you have a cough, fever or other mild symptoms of illness, take a few days off.

Passengers

On the road

On the road

Try to keep an antibacterial gel or wipes on your person every time you step out of the house.

Interacting with drivers

Interacting with drivers

Choose credit cards as your preferred method of payment. You will avoid the risk of handling cash significantly reducing your chances of contracting the virus. Avoid all types of physical contact including the handshake.

Personal hygiene

Personal hygiene

All sanitary precaution described in the personal hygiene section apply to everyone. So use soap and water to scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. You can also use an antibacterial solution with at least 60% alcohol. Avoid touching your face, keeping your hands away from your eyes, nose and mouth as much as possible. Also, don’t forget to disinfect your mobile phone frequently.

Off the road

Off the road

If you have a cough, fever or other mild symptoms of illness, take a few days off. If you must step out, wear a disposable face mask to protect yourself and others.

To learn more about COVID-19 and other personal hygiene measures you can take to protect yourself, please refer to the World Health Organization

Find more regional information at the following official websites:

Beat cares deeply about your safety and wellbeing. We can all play a part in keeping each other – our loved ones, friends and communities – healthy. Keep safe!

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