Reduce COVID-19 Risk at Your Office
The CDC and WHO are advising everyone to “use contactless payments to reduce the risk of transmission” of COVID-19.
See below for easy to follow suggestions your staff and customers can quickly implement; reducing exposure of the virus during the checkout process at the office.
With a customer-facing terminal, the credit cards remain in the hands of consumers, minimizing contact with the virus.
4 Steps to Reducing Exposure
The CDC and WHO have cautioned that paper money
can be contaminated with virus.
Medical experts advise consumers to use contactless
payments to minimize risk of contracting the virus.
Many traditional payment terminals require clerks and customers to pass credit cards, increasing potential contact with the virus.
With a customer-facing terminal, the credit cards remain
in the hands of consumers, minimizing contact with the virus.
*The medical community cautions the virus can live and be transferred up to 3 days on plastic surfaces.
Many payment terminals are difficult to clean due to
their form factor and materials used on the screen and keypad.
Utilize devices that features a glass display surface and hard acrylic keys that are easy to clean and disinfect using 70% Isopropyl Alcohol wipes.
Traditional terminals require clerks and customers to exchange pen and paper to sign receipts, which increases exposure.
Removing the signature requirement eliminates this physical exchange, minimizing contact, while a digital receipt is still available to the customer.