Spring has arrived, Mother’s Day has passed, and signs of optimism are emerging throughout the horticultural industry. Several local and state governments have allowed greenhouses to reopen, while others are contemplating phased plans for permitting businesses to open their doors in the future.
At the same time, if your greenhouse paused operations or reduced its workforce, reopening will require more than flipping your sign from closed to open. Once you’ve consulted your human resource team or employment counsel to assess your business’s ability to welcome employees back, consider how you’ll reintroduce them.
Unexpected downtime can pose new risks to your employees, equipment, and facilities. The following tips can help you manage those risks and reopen more confidently—allowing you and your employees to focus on what you do best.