PPB: Sneeze Guards by Brooklyn Signs
Do you need to add a Personal Protective Barrier (PPB) to help protect your employees, customers and guests? A barrier such as a countertop protective shield, splash shield or acrylic sneeze guard can help to maintain safe social distancing — as well as comply with city, state and federal public health rules. These clear plastic panels help to safeguard both workers and the public from the spread of germs.
Help Safeguard Your Community
There is major concern about the transmission of airborne, droplet-borne and seasonal illnesses — especially in crowded locations where social distancing is difficult or impossible to practice. Creating an additional barrier between people with a sneeze guard frame can both increase the effectiveness of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) — such as surgical masks and N-95 respirators — as well as act as a first line of defense in situations when a face covering isn’t practical.
Protective shields such as acrylic sneeze guard have been used in a variety of settings: from hospitals and retail stores to restaurants, self-service food areas, and on office desktops. They allow locations to adhere to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) distancing guidelines — even under the most challenging circumstances. You can have:
- Keyboard extenders
- Slide-on designs
- Armhole openings
- Knockdown designs
- Bank teller-style
- Three panel barriers
How Do Sneeze Guards Work?
Look no further than your full service neighborhood sign shop. We’ve been proudly serving NYC and New Jersey since 1989, and have the highest quality materials and tools at our disposal. At Brooklyn Signs, we’ve been working with plastics for decades.
We possess both the equipment and knowhow to produce a sneeze guard following all the necessary requirements. They will allow you to conduct business in a safe and friendly environment. Our skilled installers can even install sneeze guard posts to help ensure a custom fit. As always, rush orders and custom fabrication projects are welcome.
Usually a vertical or hanging piece of clear acrylic, sneeze guards work three ways:
As a germ barrier
Originally used to protect food from contamination in buffets, salad bars, food prep and other self-service or food delivery areas, sneeze shields have become more common in a number of other sectors. You will commonly find them used by convenience stores, banks, information booths and supermarket cashiers
As a clean, clear surface
For continued protection and added clarity for business transactions, clean or disinfect your sneeze guard frequently. You can use warm water and a non-abrasive soap applied with a soft cloth or clean sponge. For the best results, you can employ an antibacterial wipe or cleaning agent. Both rubbing alcohol and a diluted bleach solution will work in a pinch to ensure a more hygienic workspace.
Offers peace of mind
In addition to protecting employees and customers from germs, these acrylic or plexiglass shields will help to create a sense of professionalism and peace of mind among both workers and guests. People will be more likely to frequent your business when they know you’re investing in their health and safety — especially in areas such as a grocery checkout or office — where physical distancing can be more difficult.
Pro Tip — The CDC recommends using 5 tablespoons (1/3 cup) of bleach for every gallon of water to disinfect surfaces against bacteria and viruses. Allow your barrier to fully air dry. Whether it’s to safeguard staff and guests at your business, property, or organization, our vertical sneeze guard can be custom made to any size or specific application. Some of our most popular sizes include 24 inch Height x 36 inch Width – great for reception desks in doctors and dentists offices and 24 inch Height x 48 inch Width – excellent for larger counters that you’ll find in delis and convenience stores
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The spread of infectious diseases can be stopped by taking certain precautions. In addition to other hygienic practices such as frequent hand washing, sneeze guards add another valuable layer of protection. They will welcome your workers, customers and community with added peace of mind — and help keep them healthy, safe and happy. For more information on sneeze guards and other types of protective barriers, call (718) 252-7575 email firstname.lastname@example.org or simply fill out this form for a free quote.
Frequently asked questions and resources
What is Your Return Policy?
Your satisfaction is our goal. While we cannot offer returns on most custom products, we will accept any returns when it is our error, and we have created something outside of scope. Any time we have made an error, we will accept a return and discuss the idea of creating a new sign in its place. If you ever receive a broken sign, or you find that a sign isn’t working properly (such as a neon sign), please let us know right away.
What Signs Are Best For Indoors?
All signs last longer when they are inside of your property. Some signs, like neon signs and foam board signs, are almost exclusively meant for indoors. However, metal signs, vinyl signs, aluminum signs, wood signs, and nearly all the signs listed above for outdoor signs also work great as indoor signs depending on your needs.
What Signs Are Best For Outdoors?
There are many different signs that are durable enough for the outdoors. Some of the best materials include wooden signs, aluminum signs, plastic signs, and PVC signs. Banners and vinyl signs can also be great outdoors, but may not be meant to provide you with a permanent sign solution as the weather can cause staining and wrinkles. Many types of lighted signs, such as channel letters and light box signs, are meant for the outdoors.
What Are “Wraps” and How Do They Work?
Wraps are pieces of thin, self-adhesive vinyl. They fit on flat surfaces, such as metal and glass. They can come in black and white or full color, and they pop from whatever surface they are affixed to. We create primarily vehicle wraps and window wraps, branding your property, cars, and trucks and making sure that they provide you with a rolling advertisement that is designed to last.
How Can I Care For My Signs So They Last Longer?
Every sign has its own unique needs. Small metal signs need only be wiped down when it is dusty, and can withstand heavy cleaners. Banners can only be cleaned with gentle soap and water, and can only be rolled up – never folded – or they will have permanent creases and possibly damage the lettering. It is best to ask us after you order your sign, and we’ll gladly give you the information you need to continue to care for your sign.
What Are Sign Rentals?
Creating a custom sign takes time and effort. But not everyone needs a custom sign. Often we’re contacted by those looking for everything from common and unique signs that they can use for a variety of projects – from filming movies to creating a theme at weddings, and more.
That’s why we have many different sign rental options available. We have unique bathroom signs, “OPEN” signs, grand opening signs, adult signs (for themed events, plays, and movies) and more. We can’t guarantee that we have every sign in stock, but we do have a huge selection of sign rentals to choose from. Contact us to find out If we have a sign available, and what it would cost to create the sign if we don’t.
Do You Offer Design Services?
Yes. If you have an idea, but need someone to design the sign for you, we can help. We have expert design services with decades of expertise that can create beautiful custom signs that are specific to your needs. We also work with legal and regulatory signs, and can create signs that are easy to read and long lasting.