KLANG, Malaysia—Top Glove Corp. Bhd has reopened its factories in Klang with reinforced health and safety measures for the work force.
In November, the Malaysian glove manufacturer halted production at 28 facilities in the region following outbreaks for COVID-19 across the sites.
In a Jan. 4 statement, Top Glove said production had resumed after authorities gave the green light for reopening the factories on Dec. 20.
Safety measures now include: daily disinfection of the entire premises, sanitation of internal areas conducted three times a day, temperature screening and availability of hand sanitizers and face masks for all employees and visitors.
Also, Top Glove said it has installed disinfection floor mats at entrances to factories and offices, hand sanitizers in all common areas and designated bins for the safe disposal of used PPE.
All employees and visitors are required to wear a mask while on the factory premises. Cleaning personnel must wear full PPE while conducting sanitation and disinfection.
Employees also are reminded to maintain a safe distance from others at all times, with clear social distancing markings. Staggered break times have been introduced to help prevent overcrowding.
"We are taking all steps toward ensuring stricter adherence to safety SOPs (standard operating procedures) at our factories, offices, accommodations, and vehicles," Top Glove said.