COVID-19 & Capitol Complex Facility Cleaning — ALL BUILDINGS
In an effort to keep state employees informed of the cleaning methods being used in all DPA managed buildings, Capitol Complex has met with State Capitol custodial crews and contracted custodial vendors to ensure that staff are cleaning all public areas as per CDC and CDPHE guidelines.
For more details on public and personal office space cleaning, click here.
ALL BUILDINGS — Capitol Complex is experiencing a high volume of clogged and/or backed-up toilet calls caused by the use and subsequent flushing of personal wipes. These instances result in an increase in restroom closures, and could cause extended restroom outages.
For more details on what to flush and what not to, click here.
Office Safety Tips
Series #1 —July 2019. A safe work environment is essential for the wellbeing of employees. Being aware of hazards in the workplace and learning office safety tips goes a long way toward preventing accidents.
Slips & Falls —Keeping alert & thinking ahead can help minimize the risk:
- Look where you're going whenever you're walking.
- Don't text or read while walking.
- Walk, don't run.
- Go slowly if the floor is wet or otherwise slippery.
- Always hold the handrail when using stairs.
- Immediately wipe up spilled beverages.
Natural Disasters & Emergencies — Being prepared ahead of time is vital:
- Have a plan for evacuating the building in the event of a fire or other disaster.
- Know where the nearest emergency exit is along with other locations on your floor.
- Make sure your office has floor and building wardens designated on each floor or section to provide direction in the event of an evacuation.
- Practice with fire drills at least once a year, if not more frequently.
- For evacuations during natural disasters, especially fires, take the stairs instead of an elevator.
- Move away from windows during a tornado or other type of windstorm.
- Similarly, create specific strategies to deal with possible power outages and computer network failures.