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Many doctors, epidemiologists, and other experts believe Canada will see a second wave of COVID-19, based on the history of infectious diseases. While there isn’t a precise definition of what will constitute this wave, we’ll know it’s here when we start to see a continuous rise in cases. In the fall, as schools and more […]
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1) Wash your hands often with warm water and soap or disinfect with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer for at least 20 seconds. Clean your hands prior to starting work, eating, drinking, using the washroom, putting on gloves or other personal protective equipment, using any showers or laundry facilities, and entering any establishments or customer premises. […]
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1) Wash your hands often with warm water and soap or disinfect with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer for at least 20 seconds. Clean your hands prior to starting work, eating, drinking, putting on gloves and other personal protective equipment, using any shared tools or equipment, and taking any breaks. Also clean your hands after using […]
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HOW TO MAINTAIN PHYSICAL DISTANCING: Do not congregate near doorways, hallways, walkways, parking lots, break rooms, locker rooms, washrooms, time clock stations, etc. Stay away from crowded areas such as hallways, break rooms, locker rooms, or work stations. Consider taking your break or lunch outside away from busy break rooms. Follow all posted occupancy limits […]
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WHILE ON THE ROAD: Ensure you follow all interprovincial, interterritorial, and US-Canadian border protocols, which may include wearing a non-medical mask or face covering upon entry and for the duration of your stay. Maintain physical distancing of at least 2 metres when outside the truck. It is recommended to wear a non-medical mask or face […]
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As temperatures climb, Canadians are looking forward to patio season—but this year the restaurant experience will look a lot different with COVID-19 still circulating. When shelter-in-place orders came into effect in mid-March, restaurants were forced to shut their doors. Many turned to delivery services and curbside pickup to survive. Fast-forward a few months later, and […]
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As provinces are slowly starting to reopen non-essential services, including retail shops, the question of how to do so while keeping staff and customers safe has sprung up. Before ushering customers back into stores to peruse your shelves, consider the following infection control steps. Communication is key Start by clearly communicating any new practices and […]
Construction workers and contractors wearing protective face masks
It’s not exactly business as usual as construction sites start to fully open back up across the country. Without a vaccine or herd immunity, there’s still a risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus, so any business – including a construction site – that is reopening needs a plan for infection control. Use a multi-faceted approach […]
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During a pandemic, there are a number of things business owners need to think about, ranging from the safety of their employees to their bottom line. But one area of risk, that you may overlook, is cybercrime. Opportunistic hackers may see a pandemic as a chance to attack while organizations are distracted and dealing with […]