Prioritizing Safety: Hygiene, Sanitation & Safety Processes at Chitkara International School, Panchkula
In its longstanding commitment to the overall well-being of learners and dedicated personnel, the school adheres to various functional procedures ensuring safety within its premises.
All staff members are fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Daily sanitization, deep cleaning, mosquito fogging, and disinfectant spraying are rigorously undertaken by the school’s facility department. Temperature checks for students, staff, and visitors are conducted at the school gate, and visitor footfall is managed through various measures, including checking the Aarogya Setu App and confirming appointments and vaccination certificates.
To ensure the observance of Covid-19 Appropriate Behaviors, the school provides essential safety equipment such as hand sanitizer dispensers, foot-operated taps, and a fully equipped isolation room available round the clock.
Hygiene, Sanitisation, and Safety Processes @CIS
- Daily Sanitisation: The diligent facility department conducts exhaustive spraying of disinfectants, methodical cleaning, and deep cleaning of the entire premises and high-touch areas daily.
- Social Distancing: Ensured through floor markings in high-traffic areas, tap spacing in washrooms, and direct physical supervision.
- Temperature Checking: Conducted for all individuals at the school gate to manage visitor entry.
- Visitor Management: Daily visitors’ footfall is regulated by the security team, performing checks and confirming appointments and vaccination certificates.
- Mosquito Fogging: Regular fogging is carried out twice a week during active mosquito seasons.
- Safety Equipment: Hand sanitisers, foot-operated taps, and a fully equipped isolation room maintain Covid-19 safety practices.
Chitkara International School achieved the coveted Platinum Rank in the School Health Accreditation Project (SHAP) awarded by the Department of Education, Chandigarh (U.T.) in association with PGIMER, Chandigarh, and the Indian Council of Medical Research. The school has also received the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar at the district level with a 5-star rating, acknowledging its effective health practices and commitment to providing a safe, secure, and hygienic learning environment for students.