With 500+ employees-owners located throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico, VERTEX is well-positioned to provide COVID-19 preventative guidance, response or operational protocols, and oversight services.
As COVID-19 continues to affect our everyday lives, The Vertex Companies, Inc (VERTEX) has implemented prudent social distancing protocols while understanding that our clients need assistance and guidance through these turbulent times. In response, VERTEX created a dedicated COVID-19 Team made up of our Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs), Healthcare Professionals, Masters of Public Health (MPHs), and other environmental experts to assist building owners, operators, property and facility managers as well as tenants.
Summarized below is a list of some of the services that we can implement to help minimize risk:
Prevention Guidance Documentation
For use by the Client in providing guidance to their employees, tenants, and occupants with regard to recommended measures designed to prevent and minimize the potential spread of Coronavirus at the facility.
General Cleaning & Disinfection Protocol
For client property owners, retailers or operators that own or operate multiple properties or lease spaces. This protocol is developed in conjunction with and incorporated into the Prevention Guidance Document.
Site-Specific or Project-Specific Cleaning and Disinfection Plan
In preparation for or in response to a presumed or confirmed case of COVID-19 at the client property or office. This plan may include local project response team, communication plan, pre-qualification of contractors, determination on the levels of cleaning, and expectations on unique cleaning or disinfection challenges at the site, based on the property type and circumstances.
Oversight Cleaning & Disinfectant Services
To oversee the cleaning/disinfecting at the property and provide quality assurance that the cleaning contractor is performing the work in accordance with the Response Cleaning Protocol developed by VERTEX. In some cases, and at the request of the client, VERTEX will turnkey the cleaning and disinfecting services in response to a unique situation or widespread COVID-19 event.
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Filter Removal and Replacement Protocol
For use by facility management or building engineering team for the removal and replacement of Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC) filters at client properties that may be impacted by the Coronavirus.
Senior Consulting Support Services
For technical and management support to the Client and their property operations team, in order to navigate this fluid situation. Some of these support services offered from our team of CIHs may include (a) attending conference calls with Client as necessary to provide technical guidance (b) evaluating new or updated cleaning and disinfectant technologies (c) providing updates regarding the latest CDC, WHO and OSHA guidance and recommendations.