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.
Ensure cleaning and disinfectant products are accessible.
Train employees on the proper use of cleaning and disinfectant products
Ensure high-touch areas like the steering wheel, vehicle controls, grab bars and other hard surfaces are cleaned regularly.
Conduct deep cleaning of the fleet daily.
Conduct regular vehicle “fogging” treatments with anti-microbial treatments (Aegis)
Ensure employees can maintain a physical distance of two metres from others
Discourage face-to-face interactions
Provide protected space around the operator
Restrict seating near the operator
Restrict seating for customers
Restrict the number of customers on board
Encourage customers to use transit for essential trips only
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
Ensure all employees complete and pass the health self-screening (PDF version) before attending work
Post signage for visitor health screening and direct them to contact Public Health Services for more information.
Provide personal protective equipment where required – surgical masks and face shields are available for operators to use as directed. Encourage the public to follow face coverings bylaw.
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
Post information about physical distancing, good hand hygiene and health screening
Share updates from senior management regularly
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