Sometimes Trying to Protect Us From Coronavirus Just Goes Wrong
Earlier this week, I noticed that something new had been installed on our bathroom door at work. It was something small, but something so appreciated during a period in our history where people are pretty nervous about touching doorknobs.
It was something called a "Toe-N-Go" system. Basically, it's a little metal foot attached to the bottom of a door that allows your to pull the door open with your foot. It's hands free. That means that you didn't waste 20 seconds washing your hands only to turn around and touch someone else's germs immediately.
Neat! I gave it a try...and almost fell straight on my behind. Whoever installed this new hardware didn't take into account that there's still a latch in the door, so when you use the "Toe-N-Go" system nothing happens. The door stays shut. I just stared at it for a minute before contorting myself into some weird shape where I could open the door with my covered forearm.
I give whoever came up with this idea an "A" for effort, but an "F" for execution!