March 30, 2020
NOTE THAT PLANT-SPECIFIC SANITATION MEASURES TAKE PRIORITY IF THEY ARE HIGHER THAN WHAT IS RECOMMENDED IN THIS UPDATE.
This policy sets out the mandatory guidelines applicable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition to this policy, the company follows the requirements imposed by law and government recommendations, considering the specific context of our industry, both from a health perspective and by its essential nature.
The health and safety of our employees is the priority. Every employee, customer, subcontractor and supplier has the responsibility and obligation to be attentive to his or her state of health, to report without delay if he or she has symptoms and to respect all the directives included in this policy in order to maintain a healthy and safe work environment free of contagion and disease.
Symptoms of COVID-19
In order to limit the risk and ensure the safety of workers, each employee, subcontractor, and visitor is required to comply with a temperature reading upon arrival.
Preventive measures in the workplace
Special hygiene measures during this pandemic
The cleaning and disinfection of surfaces (punches, door handles, switches, ramps, tables, toilets, etc.) is increased as well as hand washing upon entering the factory and before/after each break. Office employees are responsible for the disinfection of equipment and work surfaces in their offices. Products are supplied by the company with instructions for use.
Attendance at work
Attendance at work is required for all employees who cannot telework unless :
In these cases, the employee must contact 1-877-644-4545 (government health info line dedicated to coronavirus) and follow the recommendations received from the health professional with whom he or she will speak.
In order to put in place social distancing measures to contain COVID-19 and prevent its spread, the company has :
This document is a summary of the guidelines put in place to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in the company. These guidelines are subject to change over time as the situation evolves.