1. WHEN NOT TO COME TO WORK
Workers should not enter the worksite if any of the following are present:
- Symptoms of a cold, flu or Covid or any other illness
- Fever of 38 degrees Celsius (oC) or higher or feeling feverish
- Undergoing evaluation for cold/flu/COVID 19 (such as pending test)
Employees who have cold/flu/COVID 19 symptoms should notify their supervisor immediately and remain at home.
2. WHEN TO RETURN TO WORK
Employees whom are unwell should remain at home until symptoms have passed and where they feel healthier enough to resume normal duties, except with regards testing positive for COVID 19, whereby a medical certificate confirming a negative COVID 19 result will be required in order to return to work.
3. SICK LEAVE
Sick pays is applicable in cases of cold/flu/covid/illness provided the employee has sick days available. A signed medical certificate will be required from your physician in order to be eligible to claim sick days you have available.
When termination of employment occurs, no payment for sick leave will be made.
4. PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF ILLNESS IN THE WORKPLACE
Employees are required to sanitize their hands upon entry to the premises, using the hand sanitizer available at the entrance.
Employees must wash or sanitize their hands after touching common surfaces including tables, keyboards, computer mice, kitchen appliances, company printers and phones, doorknobs and elevator buttons. Key times for employees to clean their hands include:
- Before and after work shifts
- Before and after work breaks
- After blowing their nose, coughing, or sneezing
- After using the restroom
- Before eating or preparing food
- After putting on, touching, or removing cloth face coverings
Individuals are required to wipe down company equipment after each use, including printers, company coffee machines, refrigerators, and other kitchen appliances.