Health Ministry recommendations for factories and private establishments
All factories and private establishments have been advised to deploy only the Health Ministry recommended number of workers at their business establishments, said Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana.
Referring to the special Gazette notification on the new Coronavirus preventive regulations issued by Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi, he said those who fail to adhere to the safety measures listed in the Gazette notification face strict legal measures would be taken against those who fail to comply.
Accordingly, the courts will either sentence those who violate the orders to a prison sentence of six months or impose a fine of not more than Rs.10,000 or both.
In addition, this gazette notification indicates the entry and maintenance of business and workplaces. Everyone who enters a workplace or place of business must wear a face mask at all times. Maintaining a social distance of not less than one meter between two persons. Measuring everyone’s body temperature before entering the workplace. Providing adequate hand washing facilities with sanitizer. Maintain a document containing the name, identity card number and contact information of each visitor. Keeping the number of employees and other persons in the workplace not exceeding the maximum level.