The disinfection of schools in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic has become a phenomenal operation of Zoomlion Ghana Limited. The company has been very responsive in supporting government fight the COVID-19 pandemic through the implementation of a controlled mass and targeted disinfection programme in educational institutions and other facilities.
Owing to this commitment, Zoomlion Ghana Limited had initiated a second phase of the disinfection exercise in tertiary institutions in the country, as government prepares for a reopening of schools.
In the Western Region, the team from Zoomlion Ghana Limited, have disinfected all surfaces in every facility of the Takoradi Technical University (TTU) and the Holy Child College.
Vector Control Manager of Zoomlion Ghana Ltd., Samuel Adu indicated the Takoradi Technical University has with the successful completion of the disinfection exercise benefited on three consecutive times. He noted that the company is very compliant with the government’s control program for COVID-19. He added that disinfection exercise would be carried out routinely untill the virus is eradicated.
“The government has made it clear that until the virus is gone, disinfection will be regular in the country and we will continue disinfecting.”
Acting Registrar for TTU, Mr. Eshun was very much appreciative of Zoomlion’s support. He mentioned that the university is preparing to receive second and fort years students to resume academic work as recommneded by the Ministry of Education.
He stressed that it is very prudent all surfaces are disinfected before the students are admitted on campus.
“The second year students will be coming to school on the 24th of September. The first year students will also be coming on the 5th of October to complete their second semester of the 2019/2020 academic year. This will ensure that there is safety protocols in the lecture halls.”
Mr. Eshun indicated that certain protocols have been out into force to arrest the invasion of infected persons on campus, especially for students who reside in rented apartments and hostels.
“Controlling private hostels will be very difficult but we will ensure that we have a task force who will continually observe these protocols when they’re in their hostels. We will check the temperature and everything before they use the campus.”