Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, a recently re-opened mall in Thailand has installed foot pedals which have replaced lift buttons. According to reports, the change from buttons to foot pedals was made by the mall keeping in mind the current coronavirus pandemic and also keeping the safety of the shoppers in mind.
As per reports, customers at Bangkok’s Seacon Square found out that there were foot pedals in front of and inside the elevators, the customers greatly welcomed the new initiative that allows them to go hands-free when operating the elevator and thus not risk infection.
Thailand on May 17 opened its malls and department stores for the first time since March as a part of its larger plan to relax the coronavirus restrictions. The coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions placed in order to prevent its spread has greatly impacted its tourism and domestic activities. Thailand’s economy has been pushed into recession much sooner than expected.
ง่ายๆ ไร้กังวล!— Seacon Square (@seaconsquare) May 20, 2020
ที่ "ซีคอนสแควร์ ศรีนครินทร์"
ง่ายๆ เพียงใช้เท้าเหยียบ 1 ครั้งที่หน้าลิฟท์
จากนั้น เมื่อเข้าลิฟท์ เหยียบเลือกชั้นที่ต้องการไปได้เลย
สะดวก ปลอดภัย ไม่ต้องใช้มือสัมผัส ! pic.twitter.com/IAddfeIO7K
A shopper pushes the pedals of a foot-operated elevator at Seacon Square shopping mall, in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 20. pic.twitter.com/SxHuelqR2s— Marlene Ardoin (@MarleneArdoin) May 21, 2020
According to reports, Prote Sosothikul, vice president of Seacon Development, said that the foot pedals that were installed in front of the elevators give the shoppers some peace of mind while they are shopping. He added that one of the easiest ways for ta person to get infected is through contact with a contaminated surface. Thailand has reported 3,034 positive coronavirus positive cases since the pandemic began, 56 people have died due to the coronavirus.
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