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Standard infection control precautions at the UiS

It is important that everybody observes these rules while on our campuses.

Three students sitting on grass Social distancing is important to prevent infection.

Effective June 15, 2020 

  • People with respiratory symptoms such as coughing, sore throat, fever or other corona-like symptoms shall not visit UiS campuses. Students who develop such symptoms must leave campus immediately.
  • UiS is open for students, staff and visitors. People coming to campus are requested to limit the use of public transport during rush hour.
  • Everyone must disinfect/wash their hands upon entering and exiting UiS premises.Soap and water is recommended over disinfectants.
  • Several people may be present in one room at the same time, provided that it ispossible to maintain a distance of one meter between everyone.
  • When using printers and copying machines, hands must be washed before and after use. Alternatively, use the corner of your student card to operate the panel.

Showers and dressing rooms 

  • Showers and dressing rooms will be made available for use, with infection control measures in place. Remember to keep a distance of 1-2 meters to each other.
  • Do not leave personal belongings in the dressing room for later use.
  • Anyone using the showers MUST wash with soap.

Labs, workshops and training/rehearsal rooms 

  • Please note that existing HSE routines still apply and must be observed.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in labs, workshops and training/rehearsal rooms.
  • Equipment that is not normally cleaned by UiS cleaning personnel must be cleaned by the user before and after use by applying surface disinfectants,which shall be made available on site.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) is personal and must NOT be used by others.
  • Hands must be cleaned before and after use of gloves and other PPE. When returning to work from a break, gloves and other single-use PPE must be properly disposed of and hands must be cleaned before putting on new PPE.