Choose another country to see content specific to your location

//Select Country

TÜV SÜD's precautionary measures concerning COVID-19 pandemic

Safeguarding the well-being of employees and customers

North America Updates

The situation concerning the COVID-19 pandemic is evolving on a daily basis, with effects going far beyond the directly affected areas.

As a business, we are prioritizing any projects that are related to the treatment, testing, monitoring and delivery of medical device and protective equipment to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.

During this time, the safety and well-being of our employees and customers is our highest priority. We are closely monitoring the ongoing outbreak as well as health and safety guidelines from government agencies and public health officials.

To address escalating concerns about the spread of the virus, we are taking the following precautionary measures to safeguard our employees while ensuring that we can effectively continue operations without disruptions:

  • Remote working or split team arrangements: We are enforcing or recommending a split-team and work-from-home arrangements for all staff whose role does not require their physical presence in the office.
  • Safety at customer sites: To minimize risks to all both employees and the customers, we are reviewing audit plans to include a combination of remote and deferred audits. Employees who are required to work at customer sites will follow the relevant site guidelines and policies. 
  • Classroom trainings and seminars: Classroom trainings and seminars will be replaced by online trainings wherever possible. If you have already booked a training class with us, your contact partner will be in touch with you.
  • Company events and meetings: Physical visits and meetings will be held virtually or rescheduled where possible.
  • Restrictions on business travels: All business travel is restricted unless critically essential. We have also prohibited participation in classroom trainings, conference and trade shows for our employees. Employees who were in contact with infected cases or have just returned from risk countries are to work from home for two weeks.
  • Enhanced office hygiene measures: Rigorous hygiene and cleaning protocols are in place for our offices and lab facilities. 

Our primary concern is the health and safety of our employees and customers. We hope that this global crisis will end soon and that you and your loved ones remain safe and healthy. We are dedicated to assisting our customers in stabilizing their global supply chains and in helping them to ensure the quality and safety of their products during the accelerated ramp-up after any disruption.

Further information on specific business areas or measures:


restart your business after Coronavirus

We will help you with our services to master the restart of your business and to cope with the new normal. Contact us today.


Covid-19 precautionary Measures From Other Countries:

 

Explore

12 Steps to Prevent Coronavirus From Spreading
Infographics

12 Steps to Keep Coronavirus At Bay

How to protect yourself against the spread of coronavirus: COVID-19

Learn More

Hygiene Audit
Infographics

Hygiene Audit

Learn effective hygiene measures

Learn More

Hygiene Audits
Webinar

Smart Restart Hygiene Audits

Meet essential hygiene and safety measures

Learn More

View all Resources

Next Steps

Select Your Location

Global

Americas

Asia

Europe

Middle East and Africa