COVID-19 Update

The safety of our employees, customers, and visitors is our top priority

AGFT has established the following emergency protocols in line with the guidelines issued by health authorities to support AGFT operations in reducing the risk of transmission of COVID-19 among employees, customers, and visitors. All AGFT locations are required to implement the following protocols:

 

Physical Distancing:

  • All individuals are legally required to self-isolate if they are sick or exhibiting any of the symptoms related to COVID 19.
  • All individuals shall maintain physical distancing (2m) where possible.
  • Where physical distancing is unattainable, physical barriers such as Plexiglass shall be implemented.
  • Where remote work is attainable, employees are encouraged to work from home.
  • Avoid face-to-face engagements with other Workers.
  • Hold meetings via Team/Skype or telephone instead of in-person.
  • Signs indicating COVID-19 physical distancing protocols must be posted.

 

Personal Hygiene:

  • Practice frequent face and hand washing with soap when handling tools, equipment, or office supplies.
  • Establish hand sanitizing stations for employee, customer and visitor use within AGFT.
  • Signs indicating COVID-19 personal hygiene protocols must be posted.

 

Cleaning and disinfection:

  • Establish frequent cleaning and disinfection processes of all high-risk contact surfaces, in all AGFT sites.
  • Increase the frequency of cleaning and sanitizing washrooms, and high-touch surfaces.
  • No sharing of work/workshop area tools, equipment, supplies and vehicles whenever possible.
  • If sharing is unavoidable, tools and equipment (including vehicles) must be cleaned and sanitized before and after use.
  • Signs indicating COVID-19 personal hygiene protocols must be posted.

 

Using Masks and other PPE items:

  • All individuals must wear face masks when in common areas on site.
  • Only permitted masks or face coverings including disposable surgical style masks, and cloth face coverings are allowed at AGFT sites.
  • AGFT employees, customers, and visitors are required to wear masks at all AGFT sites when physical distancing is unattainable.
  • All AGFT sites are required to provide adequate PPE (gloves, glasses/face shields and masks as necessary).
  • Disposable masks must be changed if they are damaged, damp, dirty.
  • Limit handling of the inside and outside of the mask/cloth face covering.
  • Daily washing of cloth face coverings is recommended using normal laundering methods.
  • Ensure that the mask/cloth face covering covers your mouth and nose.