What precautions are your shop utilizing?

As you and your staff climb into cars daily, we would like to share some precautionary things you can do at your shop to help keep you and your customers safe and healthy.


  1. Wash your hands, another thousand times a day. Brakleen does not count.
    2.  Fist bump instead of handshake, people understand Keep a 3 feet distance
    3.  Keep a daily list through your SMS of people entering your business. Should anyone get the Corona Virus, this will be helpful in contacting people.
    4.  Lysol. If you are able to find any left on shelves, use lysol to spray down the inside of that car, nasty or not, before you get in it.
    5.  Gloves. keep your hands healthy and safe and clean.
    6.  Steering wheel covers go a long way in not touching whatever lies on the wheel
    7.  Seat covers. As well as keeping customers cars grease free, it will keep germs off you too.
    8.  Entrance ways. Keep your door handles, cash registers and credit card pin pads wiped down before and after use.
    9.  Pens….. either make them disposable or dona-table.
    10.  Keep a bottle of Hand sanitizer everywhere people will be. Let your customers know you are keeping them safe .
    11.  Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfacesdaily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
    12.  Now is a great time to stress the cabin air filter!
    13.  If your shop is doing something not on this list, please share!
    14.  Keep communicating and promoting the message that people need to stay at home even if they have just mild symptoms of COVID-19. Display posters with this message in your workplaces. Combine this with other communication channels commonly used in your organization or business. Your occupational health services, local public health authority or other partners may have developed campaign materials to promote this message o Make clear to employees if they will be able to count this time off as sick leave.


Stay Healthy and Safe and Informed!

Diane Freeman, AARO Executive Director