Even though it seems like the pandemic is on its way out, it’s important to still take precautions to keep your business safe and healthy for your staff and customers. Now you may be familiar with face shields and other PPE, but you may not know much about sneeze guards.

 

Businesses of all industries are using sneeze guards to help combat the spread of COVID-19 and its variants. Let’s walk you through what a sneeze guard is, why and how they’re used, and why you should consider using them for your company as well.

 

So, What Exactly Is a Sneeze Guard?

 

A sneeze guard is an acrylic or plexiglass barrier used by many businesses to help fight the spread of viruses. It’s likely you’ve seen sneeze guards in restaurants before; sneeze guards were invented to help prevent germs from spreading to food through contact. In fact, government regulations now require self-service restaurants to have one. 

 

Because of the ongoing pandemic, all kinds of businesses are turning to sneeze guards for help. Sneeze guards don’t only help keep food from getting contaminated; they additionally help protect employees. Make sure to put them on your check-in desk, checkout counter, or reservation stand to help limit exposure to allow your company to safely continue business.