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  • Seoul Completes Introduction of QR Attendance System for Logistics Facilities

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    Seoul has completed the introduction of a “digital attendance tracking system” for all logistics facilities registered in Seoul (a total of 53), including logistics centers and warehouses. Employees who work at logistics facilities must have their attendance checked using a QR code before they start working. The logistics centers are now checking the symptoms of their employees more than once a day and disinfecting shared items like work uniforms and shoes at least once a day. All employees must wear a mask while working.

    The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that it began strictly managing the disinfection of delivered packages by controlling all the logistics facilities as “high-risk facilities” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    ※ Disinfection and Prevention Rules for High-risk Facilities

    Disinfection and Prevention Rules for High-risk Facilities
    Rules for Business Owners Rules for Workers
    ■ Keep attendance records (for four weeks)
    – Install digital attendance trackers
    – Place a guest book for registering personal information (names and phone numbers)
    ■ Check symptoms of employees once a day and make those with symptoms leave work
    ■ Wear a mask and make employees wear a mask
    ■ Designate a disinfection manager for each section of logistics facilities
    ■ Disinfect unloading and delivery equipment and shared items (work uniforms and shoes) at least once a day
    ■ Maintain a distance of 2 meters (at least 1 meter) between employees
    ■ Have QR code read on the attendance tracker or register your name and phone number before entering the working place
    ■ Have your symptoms checked; refrain from going to work if you have a fever or respiratory symptoms
    ■ Wear a mask
    ■ Maintain a distance of 2 meters (at least 1 meter) between other employees

    Since June 22 (Mon.), managers of the SMG and logistics companies have been posting on social media to share the self-monitoring results of disinfection in the facilities and the current state of sterilization and disinfection of each facility every day. Additionally, everyone who enters the facilities must fill out a self-monitoring questionnaire. Regular checks and spot checks will be conducted as well to find out whether the logistics facilities are following the rules properly.

    ※ Self-monitoring Questionnaire

    1 Have you had any symptoms, such as a fever (over 37.5 ℃), cough, phlegm, sore throat, muscle pain (fatigue, cold), or difficulty breathing over the past two weeks? Yes
    No
    2 Has a family member had any symptoms, such as a fever (over 37.5 ℃), cough, phlegm, sore throat, muscle pain (fatigue, cold), or difficulty breathing over the past two weeks? Yes
    No
    3 Have you been to a high-risk facility, such as a large academic institution, karaoke room, pick-up pocha , bar, indoor sports center, logistics center, or buffet, or interacted with a door-to-door salesperson over the past two weeks? Yes
    No
    4 Did you get together with a confirmed COVID-19 patient or a person who came into contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient over the past two weeks? Yes
    No
    5 Have you attended religious gatherings or meetings recently from which many confirmed COVID-19 cases occurred? Yes
    No
    6 Are you willing to abide by the rules for the prevention of COVID-19 infection of this facility? Yes
    No

    According to the SMG’s plan, any logistics facility that fails to abide by the disinfection and prevention rules once will receive an order of rectification and those that fail to abide by the disinfection and prevention rules more than twice will face a fine of up to KRW 3 million and an order banning gatherings.

    Disinfection and Prevention Rules for High-risk Facilities
    Screens installed in the cafeteria
    Hand sanitizer and poster for the distancing campaign in smoking area