Tailored workshop on COVID-19





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SAFOSO has organized a workshop on COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2 for Fenaco, a large Swiss agriculture cooperative.

The on-site workshop addressed the specific concerns of the client and was a tailor-made training, that included background information on the SARS-CoV-2 virus and its epidemiology, on testing and test result interpretation, as well as reflecting the current situation in Switzerland.

Apart from general background knowledge, the Fenaco team was particularly interested in specific themes that apply to their operation and measures that can be taken to minimize risk.

Fenaco attendants were members of the crisis team, representing different departments, including HR, operations and corporate communications.

Specific themes discussed during the workshop included

  • How does the virus spread and what protective measures can be taken?
    o  How and when to use protective masks
    o  What are aerosols and how do they spread the virus, how can staff be protected
    o  Hygiene concept in SARS-CoV-2 hotspots while maintaining production capacity
    o  What is the role of food in the spread of SARS-CoV-2
  • Diagnostic testing
    o  What are possible strategies within operations
    o  How to interpret the test result
    o  Test concepts in a hotspot to maintain production capacity
  • How to prepare for the coming seasons?
    o  The most likely scenarios for the fall and winter season for the epidemic
    o  How can vaccines be applied
    o  Do prophylactic influenza vaccinations make sense

The workshop was well received and theoutcomes of the discussion will lead to the implementation of specific measuresto help protect the cooperative from the SARS-CoV-2 impact.

If you are also interested in a workshop tailored to your organization or in our COVID-19 webinar series, contact us.

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