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Gov. tours factory making PPE, adjusting to socially distant work environment

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Published 2 weeks ago - Duration: 01:38s

Gov. tours factory making PPE, adjusting to socially distant work environment

The Braintree company is being used as a model for how it has implemented social distancing, face masks and temperature taking.

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Gov. tours factory making PPE, adjusting to socially distant work environment

LIGHTEN THINGS UP.GOVERNOR CHARLIE BAKER TOURINGSYMMONS INDUSTRIES IN BRAINTREE.GETTING AN UP CLOSE AND PERSONALLOOK AT JUST HOW IMPERSONALMANUFACTURING WORK NOW FEELS.GOVERNOR BAKER THE SORT OF: PHYSICAL CLOSENESS ASSOCIATEDWITH WORK IS CLEARLY GOING TOCHANGE, AND WITH THAT OBVIOUSLYSOME PRETTY SIGNIFICANT CHANGES.SHARMAN: SYMMONS STAYED OPENDURING THE HEIGHT OF THEPANDEMIC, MAKING PPE ANDSUPPLYING HOSPITALS WITHPLUMBING PRODUCTS.THE COMPANY HAS BEEN AN EARLYADAPTER OF FACE MASKS, SOCIALDISTANCING AND TEMPERATURECHECKS.TIM WE TRIED TO PUT STEPS IN: PLACE TO MAKE IT LESS AWKWARD.I WILL SHARE WITH YOU THEPROCESS NOW INCLUDES 1980’SMUSIC WHICH IS PLAYED IN THISHALLWAY.SHARMAN: GOVERNOR BAKER ALSORESPONDING TO MAYOR MARTY WALSH,WHO WAS NOT COMFORTABLE WITH 25%OF BOSTON’S OFFICE SPACE OPENINGON JUNE 1.GOV.

BAKER: THIS IS AN ALLOWABLEAMOUNT.NO ONE WHO IS PART OF PHASE ONEHAS TO DO ANYTHING.SHARMAN: THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE’SSTILL IN TALKS TO FIGURE OUT HOWSUMMER CAMPS AND CHILDCARE CANOPEN ADDING THERE ARE THOUSANDS, OF OPEN SLOTS IN EMERGENCYDAYCARES NOW.

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