12 Essential Covid Office Supplies & Items For Reopening Businesses

12 Essential Covid Office Supplies & Items For Reopening Businesses

Back To Work: The 12 Essentials For Your Workplace After Covid

Returning to work after Covid-19? Be prepared with the right supplies. From the chair you sit in to the cleaning technology you use, you can keep your staff safe and healthy by arming them with these top 12 essential items:

No Germs Here: Anti-Microbial Office Supplies

Sanitizing and cleaning your workplace on a daily basis is imperative to reopening your business after Covid-19. Take your war on germs to the next level with a super simple solution: antimicrobial office supplies. These are office supplies pre-treated with a special coating that stops the growth of germs and bacteria on their surfaces.

1. Antimicrobial Ballpoint Counter Pen

Item Number: MMF28904

Why We Love It: Receptionists come face to face with several different people each day. When guests and visitors have to sign in, their bare hands can contaminate the pens and other surfaces. Not with this pen! You’re receptionist or office administrator can work knowing they are less likely to contract illness.

Product Details:

  • Rubberized grip and ridges.
  • Replacement pen snaps on quickly and easily.
  • Antimicrobial protection prevents the growth of bacteria & fungus on the pen.
A close up of the antimicrobial, chained pen

2. Ergonomic Antimicrobial Keyboard

Item Number: FEL98915

Why We Love It: Not only is this keyboard ergonomic, giving you improved comfort and reducing the chances of carpal tunnel, but it’s also antimicrobial. This means you can type away all day with worrying about bacteria build up.

Product Details:

  • Antimicrobial protection
  • Ergonomic: conforms to natural arm & hand positions
  • 16-character buffer for fast typists.
  • Seven additional hot keys for multimedia control
  • One touch Internet access
black ergonomic keyboard

3. Clear Antimicrobial Desk Pad

Item Number: AOP6070MS

Why We Love It: If there’s one thing you’re constantly touching at work, it’s your desk. With an antimicrobial desk pad, you can protect your desk surface and other office supplies. Plus, it’s transparent, which means that you can easily put pictures, reminders, checklists, and other information under it for safe and constant accessibility.

Product Details:

  • See-through design allows you to keep important information in view
  • Flexible vinyl
  • Cushioned surface for best note taking
  • Nonslip grip keeps desk pad in place

An antimicrobial desk pad with a wireless keyboard on top of it and a graph underneath
Any employer reopening their business after COVID-19 should have their office outfitted with essential antimicrobial supplies.

Work Healthy with Ergonomics

As your employees return to the office, your primary concern as a business owner should be keeping them safe and healthy. But did you know that the furniture and objects in your workplace could have a direct and major impact on your employees’ health?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1 in 3 cases of injury causing days away from work is because of an ergonomics issue. Employees have already been home for several months due to the Covid pandemic. Keep them healthy and in the office by incorporating ergonomics into your reopening plan

4. WorkFit- S Sit-Stand Workstation

Item Number: ERG33350200

Why We Love It: Extensive sitting is one of the worst things a person can do to the body. With sit-stand workstations, employees have the ability to stand while they work. This reduces the likelihood of them developing musculoskeletal disorders and suffering from back and neck pain.

Product Details:

  • Promotes best ergonomic positioning
  • Smoothly transition from sitting to standing and back
  • Easily and simultaneously lifts keyboard and monitors to the correct height
  • And more!
A woman works while standing with the help of a sit-stand workstation.

5. HON VL531 Mesh High- Back Task Chair

Item Number: BSXVL531MM10

Why We Love It: This chair isn’t just comfortable— it encourages healthy posture and provides support while sitting for long hours. It’s absolutely essential in workplaces where employees don’t have the option to work while standing.

Product Details:

  • Professional design with functional purpose
  • Breathable mesh
  • 2 padding layers on the seat
  • Designed to provide a custom fit

A detail of a black HON ergonomic task chair.

6. Wireless Headset

Item Number: PLNCS510

Why We Love It: A wireless headset keeps you from constantly touching your phone and transferring germs from your hand to your face. It also is better for your neck and shoulders, and gives your hands freedom while on a call.

Product Details:

  • Wireless mobility up to 350 feet
  • Voice-dedicated DECT technology
  • Advanced wideband audio
  • Lightweight design with three comfortable wearing styles
A detail of a black wireless headset resting on its port.

Ergonomics are always beneficial to office workers. Discover more!

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Space Division: Social Distance in the Office

When you let your employees come back to work, make social distancing from their desks and cubicles easy. Panels and dividers are an excellent way to give employees the protection they need without moving desks 6ft away from each other.

7. Premium Workstation Privacy Screen

Item Number: QRTWPS2000

Why We Love It: This privacy screen rolls over to give near floor to top of cubicle coverage. With screen employees can enclose them in their personal space to avoid cross-contamination throughout a small office.

Product Details:

  • Full workstation length workstation
  • Transforms cubicles into an interruption-free work zone
  • Shatterproof, polycarbonate material
  • Screen measures 38″w x 64″h and covers openings of approximately 30″ in width
  • Translucent screen lets natural light shine through
A woman sits at her desk behind a privacy screen.

7. Premium Workstation Privacy Screen

Item Number: QRTWPS1000

Why We Love It: Partial covering cubicle privacy screens deter coworkers from socializing and risking the spread of infection. The gap of this screen also helps managers to monitor employees and see if they are actively working or not.

Product Details:

  • Partial workstation length
  • Transforms cubicles into an interruption-free work zone
  • Shatterproof, polycarbonate material
  • Screen measures 36″w x 48″h and covers openings of approximately 30″ in width
  • Translucent screen lets natural light shine through
A woman works in a cubicle with a partial privacy screen.

9. Polycarbonate Privacy Panel

Item Number: ALEPP4718

Why We Love It: This panel is ideal for open office layouts or connected desking systems. You can create a small barrier to help prevent germs and distraction from coworkers.

Product Details:

  • Semi-transparent frosted panel
  • Creates a private desk area
  • Lightweight, waterproof and impact-resistant
  • Strong 1-7/8″ wide metal brackets anchor panel securely to desktops up to 1″ thick
  • Rigid metal frame for lasting stability
A privacy panels divides a desking system.
Don’t just divide! Take your social distancing protection even further:

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Disinfect Your Desk

Employees sit a their desk for almost 8 hours each day during the workweek. During that time, germs and bacteria can accumulate on workstation surfaces. Easily eliminate them by having the right disinfecting products on hand.

10. Clorox Disinfecting Wipes

Item Number: CLO15949EA

Why We Love It: You can use Clorox disinfecting wipes on just about every surface! With these on hand at your desk, you can quickly disinfect your office supplies and workstation throughout the day.

Product Details:

  • Multipurpose
  • Kills 99.9% of bacteria and viruses and remove common allergens
  • Clear drying formula
  • Disinfect and deodorize
Clorox disinfecting wipes

11. Lysol Disinfecting Spray

Item Number: RAC74828EA

Why We Love It: Not only does this disinfecting spray have a pleasant scent, but also it can be used on almost every surface. Just spray, wipe and you’re done!

Product Details:

  • Kills 99.9% of germs
  • Effective against over 100 microorganisms including Influenza A Virus, MRSA, Norovirus, Rhinovirus, Poliovirus
  • Type 1, Hepatitis A Virus, Hepatitis B Virus and HIV-1 (Aids Virus) when used as directed.
  • Use on hard, nonporous surfaces
  • Effective against Mycobacterium bovis BCG (TB) in two minutes (pre-cleaned) surfaces.
  • Tuberculocidal, virucidal, fungicidal, bactericidal
  • Eliminates odors and prevents the growth of mold and mildew
Lysol disinfecting spray with crisp linen scent

12. Pine Sol Multi-Surface Disinfectant

Item Number: CLO97326CT

Why We Love It: This multi-surface disinfectant eliminates germs, dust, grease, and dirt. You can use this so thoroughly clean and wipe down your office workstation to work healthier.

Product Details:

  • Cleans, disinfects and kills 99% of germs
  • Use on hard nonporous surfaces
  • Concentrated formula that can be diluted for most jobs, delivering gallons of effective cleaning product for heavy cleaning and light touch ups
  • Deodorize and wipe out odor causing bacteria

Pine Sol multi-surface cleaner bottle

Don’t stop your disinfectant routine at workstation surfaces. Make sure your hands are clean of germs and bacteria with the right antimicrobial soap in your workplace restroom.

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Here at ProfTech, we want everyone returning to work in NY and NJ to have a safe and easy transition back into the office. The key to your business’ success in doing so is to have the essential supplies in stock. From personal protection equipment (PPE) to antimicrobial products, we’ve made it our mission to ensure you have everything your office needs. At your request we’ll create a custom Covid Essentials Plan just for you!

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