Protection measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID - 19)
BDZ – Passengers subsidiary undertakes a number of preventative measures to protect its clients and employees from the spread of coronavirus. A Coordinating Center has been set up in the company to monitor the situation and the implementation of the instructions for further treatment of rolling stock and work premises with disinfectants. The Coordinating center is in continuous communication with the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications.
The additional preventive measures are as follows:
- All locomotives, coaches, multiple-unit are treated with disinfectants during basic cleaning at depots and additionally before departure from originating station. Additionally, in-contact surfaces such as handles, doors, compartments, lavatories, etc. are also cleaned;
- Work stations and dormitories are also further treated with disinfectants;
- Additional briefings are held for employees who have direct contact with customers and further instructions are given on specific actions to improve personal hygiene. These employees are also provided with personal protective equipment to further restrict direct contact;
- Indoor work meetings in the presence of many people are restricted.
BDZ recommends that its customers observe high level of personal hygiene, often treating their hands with wet tissues and disinfectants after contact with objects in public places.