Snap-on to reopen after disinfecting over the weekend, three employees test positive for COVID-19

Posted at 7:04 PM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 20:04:46-04

MILWAUKEE — Snap-on's Milwaukee facility will reopen Tuesday night after closing the previous Friday to disinfect due to a third employee testing positive for COVID-19.

The company says they are reopening to fulfill critical orders for the United States military and to support the national supply chain demand.

According to Snap-on, an outside cleaning service was used to disinfect following CDC guidelines and will now provide cloth face coverings to all plant associates.

Additionally, the company has said they will provide extra cleaning materials for equipment and requiring them to be disinfected more frequently.

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