Strategies for safer retail stores

As businesses evaluate how to make retail stores safer during the pandemic, AIA is issuing a new report detailing strategies that can reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in stores.

The report and 3D models were developed by a team of architects, public health experts, engineers and facility managers as part of AIA’s initiative, “Reopening America: Strategies for safer buildings.” Design strategies—developed using emerging research and public health data—can be implemented immediately.

An extensive framework of additional strategies is provided in AIA’s Re-occupancy Assessment Tool. A seven-step Risk Management Plan for Buildings is also available to assist businesses with assessing hazards, applying architectural and engineering strategies, and reducing risk.

ARCHITECTS, PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERTS, ENGINEERS AND FACILITY MANAGERS IDENTIFY STRATEGIES FOR SAFER RETAIL SHOPS; SUCH AS A CORNER MARKET

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