As everyone anxiously awaits for the Shelter in Place orders to be lifted, when returning to work it will be a challenge to maintaining social distancing. Questions will arise of how to reconfigure office space in order to provide a safe and healthy environment.

There are numerous options to consider ranging from simply removing conference room chairs all the way to installing motion-activated doors. The good news is that you have a wide range of options. 

Companies with high-density workstations and open bench seating may need to pivot and reconfigure their furniture. Employers may consider A and B shifts, or alternating days of the week in order to stagger the workforce and reduce density. Some may consider creating a designated path of travel within their office to avoid people “bumping into each other” in the halls.

Below are many potential solutions to help you start thinking about how to reconfigure your own office space for re-opening.