TrainingBriefs® Let’s Not Shake Hands
Physical Distancing in the Workplace
New Micro-Learning! Using good judgement and good hygiene – while following organizational policies – can help prevent the spread of workplace sickness - without upsetting others. Refusing to shake hands can be dicey - even uncomfortable. There is definitely a right way to maintain respect while adhering to social distancing policies.
Learning Path & Details
Suggested Industry Usage
- Creating a Collaborative Environment
- Understanding Diversity
- Fostering Inclusion & Respect
- Audible Narration
- Integrated Video
- Interactions and Activities
Training Files (1)
Shaking hands is culturally accepted as our main form of greeting each other at work – and even outside of the workplace. When we have to stop this activity, people tend to feel uncomfortable, question the intent or even ignore the new standard. All three options have associated risks – from getting others sick to jeopardizing a relationship.