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A sneeze guard is a panel or physical barrier that is set up to provide a separation between people or people and food. Its purpose is to prevent droplets associated with coughs and sneezes from contaminating other surfaces or getting onto other people. Sneeze guards are generally clear so you can see through them although they do not need to be. Sometimes referred to as sneeze shields or plexiglass sneeze guards these products are useful in supporting an overall hygienic environment. Sneeze guards are used at restaurants, buffets, schools, cafes, corporate desktops, checkout counters and reception countertops to help reduce the transmission of germs & diseases. Many stores, businesses, hotels, doctor's offices and dental offices have work desks or reception counters where communication between employees or cashier transactions between customers and employees takes place. Use a plastic divider or sneeze guard at these locations to help stop the spread of diseases transmitted through coughs and sneezes. Protect employees and your customers by using a washable clear divider that creates a physical separation and helps maintain social distancing. This item provides a low-cost and unobtrusive solution for these challenging customer service areas. It is also used at nail salons and spas to form a divider for manicures or pedicures.
How high should the social distancing barriers and sneeze guards we need ultimately be? We get this question quite frequently and there is no one-size fits all answer.
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The optimal height is based on the location the barrier will be used in and the height that you would like to have blocked off.