As the economy begins to slowly re-open, businesses will find themselves in new territory when it comes to safety measures. Many requirements have been introduced to help ensure the health and safety of staff and customers.
Below is a list of information that may be useful to business owners as they prepare to accept customers:
As of June 27, all individuals must wear a face covering (e.g., homemade or purchased mask, scarf or bandana) when entering and accessing services at any commercial establishments in the KFL&A area.
Guidance for businesses and workplaces in KFL&A on how to reopen safely.
If your business has specific questions for KFL&A Public Health related to infection prevention and control (IPAC) email IPAC@kflaph.ca or phone 613-549-1232 (choose option 6)
Province of Ontario Guidance Documents for Safe Business Operations
The following are guidance documents developed by the Province of Ontario
In effect as of 12:01am, Friday, June 12
Guidance from the Ministry of Labour, Training & Skills Development in the following sectors: construction, food processing, restaurant & food services, agriculture, manufacturing, long term care. Also guidance from healthy and safety associations.
Learn how you can create a plan to help protect your workers and others from COVID-19.
Health & Safety Guidance for Short Term Accommodation Providers
Provides prevention advice (hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette, physical distancing, etc.). Also provides details about curbside pickup best practices.
Review a list of companies that sell personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to keep your employees and customers safe from COVID-19.
The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses have put together information and tools to
help you to get back to business.
A guidance document developed through consultation and review of industry best practices, available health and safety resources and input from various industry professionals.
Offers health and safety tips and good practices for retailers
Guidance on Health and Safety for Curbside Pickup and Delivery
Individual sector-based pandemic tip sheets for: daycares, transportation, construction, retail, manufacturing, food processing, restaurants & food services, agriculture, etc.
General awareness resources about Coronavirus, including infographics about how to watch for symptoms as well as cleaning and disinfecting public spaces.
Risk mitigation strategies for businesses based on customer demographics, service type, and location.
Guidance on cleaning and disinfection of public settings and workplaces in Ontario.
Information to assist workplaces, including multi-unit dwellings essential service retailers and lodging providers.
Information about physical distancing, infection prevention, cleaning and other resources.
Storefront Window Signage
Click images to download and print for your storefront window.
KFL&A Public Health Signage
Click images to download. Large signs can be manufactured by local print shops.