20.05.2020 – SGS AG

COVID-19 Certification & Business Enhancement Recovery Solutions – Preparing for the New Normal

No industry has been immune to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has created a human health and economic crisis, globally.

As most businesses now move from crisis management to resuming operations, SGS understands that there are a number of areas that must be considered as employees return to work. Protecting your workforce, stabilizing your supply chain and optimizing customer engagements are the cornerstones to getting business back to capacity, as quickly and safely as possible.

SGS has the tools and resources to help organizations to navigate each of the recovery milestones.

Cleaning and Disinfection Verification & Monitoring

SGS can evaluate the efficiency of your cleaning and disinfection procedures in order to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and assure your staff and visitors off the highest of standards. This service includes cleaning and disinfection management and supervision, and verification and validation through environmental clearance sampling and on-site testing, based on the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

Business Restart Assessment

New legislation and recommendations from governments and health organizations require organizations to change the way in which they work. As the global leader in compliance and assessments, SGS has developed the Business Restart Assessment to ensure that an organization is following the required changes for a safe and healthy working environment. From social distancing and illness reporting, to personal protective equipment (PPE) and physical controls, SGS's experts can advise on the necessary requirements.

Manufacturing Business Continuity Module

SGS can carry out a holistic assessment of an organization's readiness to restart operations after the COVID-19 lockdown. Specifically developed for the manufacturing sector, this module checks the physical controls and documented arrangements of a business by combining a unique solution of testing, inspections and management systems. All elements of the manufacturing supply chain are considered, including subcontracted work, security and storage.

Complementary Services

SGS offers a range of complementary services too:

  • Professional training with SGS Academy
  • Operational and management technical consultancy
  • Testing; both onsite and in their extensive network of laboratories
  • Audits, including health, safety and business continuity
  • Data analytics with the BE Engine

Jeffrey McDonald, Executive Vice President, SGS, said: "As the world responds to and begins its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are proud to be able support organizations in their return to operations. Our COVID-19 Recovery Solutions will enable organizations to get back to work quickly and efficiently, whilst also protecting employees and customers, as well as ensuring compliance to new operating requirements."

SGS can help you address the immediate challenges that COVID-19 has caused now and help you prepare for the longer-term opportunities.

Learn more about SGS's COVID-19 Recovery Solutions.

For further information, please contact:

Anna Amato
Sr. Global Marketing Manager
Certification and Business Enhancement
t: +1 (201) 448 0377