Valgroup against the new coronavírus
At this difficult time, ValGroup continues working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, seeking to serve its partners, customers and society. And to make all of this possible, our hero collaborators remain steady and strong, so that food, hygiene and cleaning products reach the homes of millions of Brazilians without any impact.
Taking care of our people is one of our commitments, and it is in difficult times that we strengthen partnership with those who work so that items such as rice, sugar, meat and water, among many other products, arrive protected in our packaging, for our family and many other families in Brazil and other countries in the world.
ValGroup, with all its companies, is very grateful to its employees, who remain engaged and united to overcome this moment of crisis, following all the guidelines of the health professionals, Ministry of Health and World Health Organization, cultivating empathy even when the distance needed.
See below some actions that ValGroup has adopted in its companies, in order to prioritize the well-being, safety and health of all.
Creation of a contingency committee, which aims to intensify actions in the internal prevention campaign against Covid-19.
Intensification of hygiene measures, reinforcing cleaning in all company´s locations and the increasing the alcohol gel distribution at fixed points of the companies.
At the company’s entrance, the measurement of the body temperature of employees and truck drivers when entering the company happens strictly. Also, in order to guarantee the security in the contact with the entrance professionals, a distance of 1 meter was defined during verbal contact.
Protective measures in the restaurant: to seek greater distance between the employee and the food ramp, our restaurant team started to serve employees, so that the contact with the utensils are limited. Tables and chairs were readjusted to maintain a secure gap to the next one, and the teams were required to alternate its lunch and dinner times to avoid crowding. Also, to ensure adequate ventilation, all windows and doors of the restaurant must remain open during the hush hours.
In the office, we promote the distance between positions and the adoption of home office. In-person meetings, visits by customers and suppliers, travel, training and participation in events were also suspended.
Professionals in the risk group were exempted and are being monitored by HR and the occupational medicine, even cases of viral cold condition.
In addition to the items listed above, ValGroup also:
- Continues its selection process, but now using video and online calling tools.
- Anticipated the flu vaccination campaign, giving priority to the members of the risk group, but guaranteeing the extension to all employees of the group.
- Distributed a booklet with tips and guidelines to raise awareness among drivers and truck drivers, in addition to reinforcing hygiene guidelines.
- Distribution of mask to all employees, with double-layer and sterilizable material, as recommended by the Ministry of Health.
- Temporary closure of common areas for employees to interact.
It is ValGroup against coronavirus!