Setra Systems is monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 situation very closely and following all advice from the CDC, WHO, and local health authorities. The safety and health of our employees and customers is always our top priority. As a company, we have taken a number of steps to keep our work environment clean and safe and we will continue these measures for the foreseeable future.
As of Setra Systems remains in full operation. We will continue to remain in full operation for as long as we feel it is safe for our employees and the government allows. We have our full support staff on hand to take orders and answer questions.
April 28 2020, Massachusetts Governor, Charlie Baker, extended the essential services emergency order to May 18th and launched a Reopening Advisory Board that will produce a plan to the Governor by May 18th. The Administration also announced that the Department of Public Health’s Stay At Home Advisory remains in effect and gatherings of 10 or more people remain prohibited until May 18th. Setra Systems has been classified as an essential business and remains fully operational with non-essential staff continuing to work remote. All social distancing procedures and elevated cleaning standards remain in effect in our facility.
March 23 2020, Massachusetts Governor, Charlie Baker, issued a ‘stay at home’ order to begin on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at noon. As an ‘essential business’, Setra will continue our daily operations to provide the highest level of support for our customers, government and communities in the fight against COVID-19. All employees who are not essential to have in the building have been ordered to work from home since March 17.
March 18 2020, Effective as of Tuesday, March 17, many Setra employees are moving to a work-at-home model. Setra is also taking steps to minimize business disruption and ensure our production, distribution, and customer service remains ready to serve our customers. Barring any mandatory government restrictions, our plant will remain open and ready to ship. Our employees who are still in the building have been given strict guidance and assistance to minimize contact. We have enacted numerous measures within our facility to limit the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, including:
1. Closing our manufacturing facilities to the public and enacting strict guidelines for essential visits that limit person-to-person interactions.
2. Locking down areas of our facilities and increasing the sterilization and cleaning of work areas
3. Communicating and enforcing strict social-distancing requirements.
4. Increasing the availability of hand sanitizing products and regularly encouraging employees to practice heightened self-hygiene.
5. Providing non-surgical face masks for essential employees on location per CDC guidelines (4/7/2020)
February 2020, All international travel as well as non-essential domestic travel by air has been halted. We have taken a number of steps to ensure our teams have the tools and network bandwidth to effectively communicate with customers and each other through digital means.
We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates to our customers here as guidelines from federal and local governments change. Please bookmark this page and visit it frequently as the situation develops.
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