Nippon Paint initiates safety protocol, prepares for post-Covid operations

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Nippon Paint (India) Private Limited (Decorative Division), Asia’s leading paint manufacturer has begun undertaking sanitizations efforts at all its depots and facilities across India, in an effort to mitigate the spread of the Covid-19. With this new measure, the company hopes to ensure all its paint products leave the depots free of any contamination, which could possibly affect the dealers or painters when handling them. All the paint products are dispatched affixing the sticker ‘Sanitised for your safety’.

All the products will now be sprayed with disinfectants and properly packaged before being transported, so as to safeguard the individuals handling them. With this move, Nippon Paint supports the government’s efforts to control the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak in India.

Talking about the company’scontinued efforts, Mr. S Mahesh Anand, President – Nippon Paint (India) Private Limited (Decorative Division) said, “We at Nippon Paint are taking all possible precautions to contain the spread of Covid-19 following all Government’s directives on the business operations post-lockdown. The decision to activate our sanitisation efforts within our manufacturing surroundings and packaged products is in sync with the efforts of the Health Ministry. These measures are necessary to ensure safety of all those who come in contact with the paint products. We are hopeful that these precautionary steps will ease disruptions when it comes to bothfree movement of goods, as well as warehousing and distribution challenges during this challenging time”.

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Nippon Paint – Safety guidelines against Covid-19 for Dealers

  • Check temperatures for every staff member
  • Allow only five or less staff members to work inside the store
  • Advice your staff members to avoid using public transport
  • Shop boys to wear face masks compulsorily (Reusable masks to be used after thorough washing)
  • Ask staff members to wash their hands regularly and avoid touching their faces
  • Shop boys and other staff members to be seated 1 meter away from each other
  • Disinfect sales counter with products that contain Sodium Hypochlorite HYPO (Domex or Lizol mixed diluted water) every day 
  • Draw social distancing circles for customers outside the store and maintain separate lines for incoming and outgoing customers
  • Delivery personnel are advised to wear clean masks & gloves
  • Place orders to the company through the call center or by sending an email
  • Use NEFT or other digital models to receive or make payments.
  • Disinfect and quarantine the received stocks with HYPO solution spray for a short period of time.
  • Ask staff members to bring home-cooked food to prevent the spread
  • Follow the guidelines to restart Computer Colour Matching machines &Gyroshakers

Nippon Paint – Safety guidelines against Covid-19 for Painters

  • Wash your hands regularly and do not touch your face
  • Wear clean masks and gloves for protection
  • Disinfect all tools before use
  • Maintain 1 meter distance from the other painters while painting
  • Do not visit the work sites if there are signs of fever or cold
  • Painting contractors to check the temperature of painters working under them for safety
  • Collect payments through digital modes
  • Use dust-free sanders wherever possible
  • Bring home cooked food
  • Avoid public transport wherever possible

About Nippon Paint: Nippon Paint, founded in Japan has over 140 years of experience and is the number one paint manufacturer in Asia, and among the leading paint manufacturers of the world. Nippon Paint produces high-quality paints and coats for decorative, industrial and automotive sectors. Over the years, Nippon Paint has perfected its products by means of breakthrough paint technology, with an emphasis on innovation and eco-friendliness. Nippon Paint’s mission is to create advanced products that boost quality of life while protecting the environment. Through innovative technology, Nippon Paint benefits its customers and society. The company and its subsidiaries has presence in 31 countries which includes Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, China, India, Pakistan, United Kingdom, Germany, Greece and Russia.