As B.C. reopens during Phase 2, employers have a responsibility to ensure a healthy, safe workplace.
Assess Which Employees Can Be at Work?
Consider remote working where possible. Ensure workers who have COVID-19 symptoms, have travelled internationally (they must self-quarantine for 14 days), or who share a household with a COVID-19 sufferer know not to come to the workplace.
WorkSafeBC – Best Practices for Reopening Your Business
Resources and advice to minimize the risks of exposure.
Preventing exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace: A guide for employers
BC Centre of Disease Control minimum standards that employers must meet.
Develop a COVID-19 Safety Plan
You must create a COVID-19 Safety Plan for minimizing the risk of COVID-19 in the workplace when you reopen. This plan must be posted at your workplace.
How to Create a COVID-19 Safety Plan for Reopening
An overview of what you need to do to create a COVID-19 Safety Plan for your business.
WorkSafeBC - COVID-19 and returning to safe operation
WorkSafeBC has developed a six-step plan and other resources for developing a Safety Plan and safely reopening during Phase 2.