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Our focus is on helping to keep our employees healthy and reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Notice to all Visitors:

Visits to the office must be by appointment only. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms or feeling unwell, please do not visit employees at this office. Feeling unwell includes, but is not limited to, respiratory issues (cough, running nose, fever, shortness of breath). Please do not enter if you have recently travelled outside Canada. You will need to postpone your visit until after 14 days from travel to reduce the risk of spreading infection to our staff. Contact the person you wish to visit for further direction and additional information. We have virtual meeting tools available to staff for remote participation.

If you do enter our office, please follow these hygiene protocols for your safety and ours:

• Wash hands with soap and water before and after entering.
• Hand sanitizer is available at our reception desk and throughout our office spaces.
• We kindly ask that masks are worn within the office
• If you cough or sneeze, use a tissue or into your bended elbow and wash or sanitize your hands immediately afterwards
• No shaking of hands, hugging, or touching.
• We will not be accepting any food gifts at this time
• All visitors must sign in and out.

Please also note that we have diligently incorporated the following measures and protocols with staff and throughout the office:

• Daily health checks and increased sick arrangements
• 2 meter physical distancing at all times, reduced occupancy loads with rostered shifts
• Increased cleaning/sanitization & general hygiene
• Closure of kitchen and food prep areas
Thanks for helping to keep us all healthy and safe.

TKA+D Internal Company Policy

This company policy includes the measures we are actively taking to mitigate the spread of coronavirus. You are kindly requested to follow all these rules diligently, to sustain a healthy and safe workplace in this unique environment. It’s important that we all respond responsibly and transparently to these health precautions.

This coronavirus (COVID-19) company policy is susceptible to changes with the introduction of additional governmental guidelines. If so, we will update you as soon as possible. Scope This coronavirus policy applies to all TKA+D employees who physically work in our office. All staff still working remotely must read through this action plan as well to ensure we collectively and uniformly respond to this challenge. Policy elements Here, we outline the required actions employees should take to protect themselves and their co-workers from a potential coronavirus infection.

Sick leave arrangements, daily checks & working from home:

• If you have cold symptoms, such as cough/sneezing/fever, or feel poorly, request sick leave or work from home.
• If you have a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, you can return to the office only after you’ve fully recovered, with a doctor’s note confirming your recovery • If you’ve been in close contact with someone infected by COVID-19, you must work from home.
• If you need to provide care to a family member infected by COVID-19, communicate with management. You’ll only be permitted to return to the office 14 calendar days after your family member has fully recovered, provided that you’re asymptomatic or you have a doctor’s note confirming you don’t have the virus.

Physical distancing, staff on site, occupancy loads and external parties

• 2 meters distance from others must be maintained at all times
• Masks must be worn when away from desks around the office
• We have instituted shift work and staggered desks to facilitate physical distancing in the office. Group A will work Mon-Wed & Group B Thu-Fri alternating fortnightly (max. 16 staff on any given day)
• In-person meetings should be done virtually where possible or all external guests to the office must be by appointment only.
• All guests entering the office must sign in & out
• Please refer to floor plan on max. occupancy per communal space

Increased cleaning/sanitization & general hygiene

• Wash/sanitize your hands upon entering office, after using the toilet, before eating, and if you cough/sneeze into your hands (follow the 20-second hand-washing rule poster)
• Cough/sneeze into your sleeve, preferably into your elbow. If you use a tissue, discard it properly and clean/sanitize your hands immediately
• Front entrance door will be held open during office hours to ensure open ventilation and reduce surface contact (rear entrance door is to remain locked and closed at all times unless exiting)
• Avoid touching your face, particularly eyes, nose, and mouth with your hands
• All common areas/surfaces (including work truck) to be sanitized before and immediately after touching when away from desk
• Multiple sanitization stations have been set up throughout office and in work truck (please refer to floor plan)
• Professional weekly cleaning will be arranged between group change over.

Food, kitchen & bins

• ALL communal kitchen space, appliances and supplies will be unavailable upon re-opening as a temporary measure. This is subject to change in due course
• No food sharing, catered lunches or food gifts will be accepted at this time
• Staff to either purchase food/beverages outside of office or BYO everything (including cups, eating utensils, containers, plates etc.)
• Washing of dishes to be done outside of office. What you bring in must be taken home
• Food and drinks must be consumed at your desk or marked seating at lunch table and outside patio area
• Kitchen tap will be available for use for washing hands and drinking only
• People to use desk bins only (paper and general waste). Organics (perishable) and recycling must be taken home.