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foodpanda ensures health and safety measures for riders amid COVID-19 outbreak

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the Philippines, leading online delivery platform foodpanda ensures health and safety measures are in place for their restaurant partners and riders.

foodpanda ensures health and safety measures for riders amid COVID-19 outbreak

Foodpanda has rolled out a communications and information sharing strategy with its partners to effectively stay informed during this sensitive period.

Fostering an environment of security, safety and transparency, foodpanda has implemented measures and recommendations to prioritize its partners' wellbeing:

- Wear a mask if possible during shifts of riders;

- Regularly washing hands with water and soap;

- Use hand sanitizer before and after each delivery shift;

- Staple the paper bags and securely close the lids of food containers;

- Sterilize their delivery bags or thermal bags; and

- If showing signs of illness, seek assistance from the doctor immediately.

foodpanda ensures health and safety measures for riders amid COVID-19 outbreak

“During this sensitive time period, providing our riders with the most up to date information, ensuring their safety and health during delivery shifts is one of our top priorities. We are looking into providing more materials for them and also have contingencies in place, should they be needed. We are committed to bringing the best to our customers, vendors and partners - and want to ensure a healthy and successful ride for all,” said Ricard Basora, head of logistics for foodpanda Philippines.

“As the spread of COVID-19 continues to unfold, foodpanda takes the situation very seriously. We have put precautionary measures in place to ensure the wellbeing of employees, partners and customers alike. As an effect of the recent outbreak of the COVID-19, foodpanda has established a dedicated committee in charge of implementing measures to ensure the health and safety of our internal and external stakeholders,” said Camille Hadjeri, foodpanda Philippines managing director.

Topics: COVID-19 , foodpand Philippines , Camille Hadjeri , food delivery
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