Check out this page about our initiatives to help fight Codiv-19
In order to protect the health and safety of our employees and partners in the face of Covid-19’s expansion in Brazil, Usiminas has taken a series of measures.
Check some of them out:
Nowadays, only the teams that are absolutely necessary for the maintenance of operations are still working at the plants. For these people, we are also carrying out a series of specific actions, including:
Temperature measurement at the entrance of units;
Reinforced cleaning operation in streets, gates, dressing rooms and areas of high contact, such as door handles and handrails;
Expanding the opening hours of restaurants, decreasing the flow of people at the same time;
Temporary implementation of the 12-hour shift at Ipatinga, to reduce the number of employees circulating daily and release the entrance of bicycles at the Plant to minimize the need for public transportation, controlling the bus capacity.
We would like to remind you that Usiminas continues to study several alternatives that may contribute even more to prevention efforts. We are monitoring the unfolding of the situation with national and international health authorities.
Learn more about some of FSFX’s main initiatives below:
The Saint Francis Xavier Foundation (FSFX), Usiminas’ social arm, has spared no effort to prevent and minimize the spreading of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country. In addition to having highly trained teams to assist patients according to the guidelines of the Ministry of Health and having 4 hospitals of excellence, the FSFX has adopted several measures to ensure the safety of all.
One of the most important measures in the fight against the new coronavirus is the reinforcement of hygiene. It is important that we pay attention to the correct way to clean our hands and environments.
The symptoms of the coronavirus are mainly respiratory, similar to a cold. According to the Ministry of Health, the main symptoms are:
Please continue to protect yourself, take good care of you and everyone else’s health. Together, we will overcome this pandemic and emerge stronger to continue writing a history full of great events.