Town Vehicles

Outline of the enhanced health and safety controls that must be in place in each of these workplaces and summary of the protocols that will be in place in each environment going forward as a result of COVID-19.

CLEANING

  • Ensure DIN approved disinfectant products are accessible for effective disinfection.
  • Train employees on the proper use of cleaning and disinfectant products.
  • Enhanced cleaning completed by staff in vehicle including but not limited to vehicle door handle, steering wheel, dashboard.

PHYSICAL DISTANCING

  • Employees to maintain physical distance of two metres from others.
  • Where possible employees have been assigned vehicle to reduce equipment sharing.
  • In the event that, more than one employee travel in a vehicle at one time – hand cleaning, vehicle disinfection and face mask will be worn by all persons.

STOP THE SPREAD

  • Encourage employees to practice good hand hygiene
  • Provide alcohol-based hand sanitizer where soap/water is not available
  • Educate employees about coughing or sneezing into their sleeves
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Discourage employees from sharing equipment where possible
  • Where equipment sharing cannot be avoided disinfection of equipment required between users

HEALTH SCREENING

PPE

  • Provide personal protective equipment where required – ASTM level 2 Mask provided to employees
  • In the event, that physical distancing cannot be maintained. Staff are required to where face mask (ASTM level 2 minimum).
  • Eye protection (i.e. face shield, safety glasses, safety goggles) is required if a worker works within 2 metres of another person who is not wearing a face covering and not separated by a impermeable barrier

COMMUNICATION

  • Provide employees with regular updates and information about the COVID-19 situation
  • Share all relevant Standard Operating Procedures, schedules for cleaning and disinfecting, and other key information
  • Share information about physical distancing, good hand hygiene and self-assessment screening on circle-check documentation
  • Share updates from senior management regularly