Your Safety is Our Main Concern
As a valued member of the UAM Services family, we appreciate the trust you place in us for your home and business comfort needs. With the current health concerns, it is important for all of us to monitor the rapidly evolving situation involving the coronavirus (COVID-19).
UAM Services provides a vital role in maintaining the health and safety of our community. Therefore, we will remain open during this time of social distancing.
We want to share our plan to address concerns and answer questions that you may be asking. Below is our process moving forward until further notified.
If you need service, please call our main line at 508-660-6000 for service at any hour. We have local staff handling the phones from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.
Measures we are taking for our team to be aware of
- We have a very strict policy in place that if any staff member is not feeling well to stay home and consult with their physician and with his or her immediate supervisor
- We currently have adopted a “no hand-shake policy”
- All employees have been instructed to wear gloves on job sites to limit any hand to surface exposure
- We intend to limit our time in groups as a team as much as possible
- Technicians already work in isolation for most of the day and are not exposed to large groups during work. We will be limiting face to face interaction between our office team members and field team members
- We will be following cleaning protocols recommended by CDC and state agencies
Service Call Precautions
We are open and running calls to homes. We want to be there in case of emergencies and make sure we keep our customers safe and comfortable at home. We also need to take caution to protect our team members and make sure they stay healthy as well.
When you call in, our office staff will be asking if anyone in the home has a fever, been diagnosed or had exposure to the virus. We need to know so that we can be proactive with our team’s response and level of protection. We will have some team members who do not want to be exposed to a high-risk customer and we will respect those wishes. We will also have team members who are willing to work in that environment, so that we can respond to those in most need.
In most cases we can troubleshoot equipment from outside, in a crawl space, or in the attic with minimal face to face contact. We will be following protocols to maintain a safe work environment by wearing gloves, wearing masks if needed, and disinfecting our trucks after each call.
We will be running maintenance calls during this time. If you are scheduled already, we plan to come, but you are welcome to reschedule so please let us know. We will text before coming. Please know that you can call us at any time to go over any precautions that need to be discussed.
System maintenance is still very important and does not need to be put off for too long or ignored all together.