24 August 2020
Ceetrus Portugal now has a conformity certification granted by SGS Portugal that ensures the safety, cleaning, and disinfection conditions of its offices in Portugal, as well as of the Alegro Shopping Centres and Sintra Retail Park. Following the Covid-19 pandemic scenario in Portugal, this certification reinforces the confidence of employees, customers, and partners in pursuing their daily activities and visits to commercial spaces managed by Ceetrus Portugal.
SGS Portugal’s Disinfection Monitored - Cleaning Checked service attests the safety of activities in spaces managed by Ceetrus Portugal based on five criteria, identified as fundamental: employees’ safety, cleaning, and disinfection. inspection of infrastructures, organization functioning, and workplace control.
In addition to this certification process and the attribution of the conformity certification, SGS Portugal also carries out testing on the surfaces, to validate the cleaning and disinfection procedures of the spaces.
This certification reinforces the security measures implemented by Ceetrus Portugal at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in Portugal. For example, the installation of alcohol gel dispensers in several strategic locations, the general reinforcement of all hygiene measures and the allocation of a cleaning team specialized in disinfection, as well as the implementation of circulation route and social distancing for those who attend the spaces managed by Ceetrus.
At the same time, regarding the Disinfection Monitored - Cleaning Checked service, Ceetrus Portugal also created a Guide of Best Practices for Returning to the Workplace, with preventive guidelines to follow, according to the recommendations of various entities, such as WHO - World Health Organization, DGS – Direção Geral de Saúde, APIRAC – Associação Portuguesas da Indústria da Refrigeração e Ar Condicionado, ILO - International Labor Organization, among others.