The airway as a source of infection for COVID gives more importance to the proper use of ventilation as a main preventive measure to complement social distancing, the use of masks and hand washing. From the preventive point of view, to minimize the possibility of infection we must consider some principles: reducing the concentration of


Washing your hands is one of the best ways to protect ourselves and our families from getting sick. Learn when and how to wash your hands to keep yourself in good health. How Germs Spread Washing your hands can keep you safe and prevent the transmission of respiratory infections and diarrhea from one person to

The most common symptoms are: Fever Dry cough Tiredness Some less frequent symptoms are: Discomfort and pain Sore throat Diarrhea Conjunctivitis Headache Loss of smell and taste Rashes or loss of color in fingers and toes The most severe symptoms are: Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath Chest pain or pressure Inability to talk or


Whether we are working at the office or from home, it is important not to put our guard down and keep taking care of ourselves and our coworkers and family members. The main way the virus is propagated is from person to person, through tiny respiratory drops generated when coughing, sneezing or talking. It is

On top of the measures previously shared, mining units or the locations where projects are being executed usually have their safety guidelines concerning the health emergency we are currently going through. If you must travel to site for work, the following is recommended: Do not share personal material such as harnesses, masks, and hearing and

The COVID-19 pandemic may result stressful for people. Fear and anxiety over a new illness and what might happen may be overwhelming and generate strong emotions, in adults as much as in children. Public health measures such as social distancing may lead people to feel isolated, lonely, and with a higher level of stress and


It is important to follow certain indications to avoid infecting, getting infected and taking care of our loved ones who are a part of high-risk groups, which are: Seniors People living in a home for seniors or a facility for long-term care Cancer Chronic kidney disease COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) People with a compromised


Using medication with no control when we do not actually know if they work is a double risk that may lead to secondary effects. For now, the best way to prevent spreading is by washing our hands frequently, avoiding to touch our eyes, mouth and nose, covering our mouth with the inside of our elbow

Greeting is a daily act that we do whenever we arrive or exit a place with people, whether we know them or not. Traditionally, this gesture is sometimes accompanied by a handshake, a hug or a kiss on the cheek. Following health measures and taking care of our health and the health of our coworkers,


Wherever you go, try going by yourself with no children, it is important to keep your distance from others once you arrive to your destination or going into any space. If you see people entering or exiting in groups, wait for a little while for these groups to dissipate in order to respect social distancing.