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First Crew Change at Khiagda Industrial Site under Coronavirus Pandemic Restrictions
Let us recall that in April it was decided to increase the shift duration to one and a half months. According to the Director General Andrey Gladyshev, this measure allowed to minimize the movement of employees at the time of increased risk of infection.
Employees who were preparing to come for a new shift, and these were 177 people, had previously passed COVID-19 testing. «In total, nearly 300 enterprise employees have been tested for COVID-19. The virus has not been detected in anyone. The shift was changed at once, there were no contacts between people entering and leaving,» told Artyom Mikhailov, Deputy Director General, Khiagda, JSC.
The sanitary and epidemiological regime is strictly observed on the territory of the in-situ leaching workshop industrial site, railroad base, and head office for the safe work of employees. Dispensers for antiseptic solution hand treatment are installed, body temperature is measured at checkpoints, all public events and business trips are canceled, employees are provided with masks, gloves, and disinfectants.
Khiagda, JSC is located in the Bauntovsky-Evenki District of the Republic of Buryatia. The enterprise shift camp is approximately 100 km away from the nearest settlements.