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DP World Canada Vendor & Service Providers Update – COVID19

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To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we are asking all DP World Staff and Site Visitors/Services to adhere to the following:

From a preventative perspective:

  • If you have travelled outside of Canada since March 12th, you must self-isolate for 14 days prior to visiting our sites.
  • STAY HOME IF YOU ARE SICK:  Now and always during cold and flu season, stay home if you are sick. Encourage those you know are sick to stay home until they no longer have symptoms.
  • MONITOR FOR SYMPTOMS: If you experience cold and or flu-like symptoms at work, please notify your manager and go home.
  • ELIMINATE TOUCHING:  Since respiratory viruses, such as the one that causes COVID-19, are spread through contact, change your regular greeting. Instead of a handshake, a kiss or a hug, a friendly wave is less likely to expose you to respiratory viruses.
  • PRACTICE HAND HYGIENE:  Practice frequent hand hygiene and coughing/sneezing etiquette. There are hand washing stations in several locations across our sites.
  • DISINFECT SURFACES OFTEN:  Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces, such as doorknobs.
  • AVOID CROWDS AND MASS GATHERINGS:  Respiratory illnesses like COVID-19 spread quickly in crowded spaces. Avoiding crowds can reduce the spread of infection.

Should you need to be onsite, please adhere to the following Social/Physical Distancing Actions / Guidelines:

  • Avoid non-essential face-to-face interactions, including meetings, social gatherings, training sessions etc.
  • Use the telephone, video conferencing and the internet to conduct business as much as possible – even when participants are in the same building
  • If a face-to-face meeting with people is essential, minimize the meeting time, choose a large meeting space (go outside), and sit at least two metres away from each other
  • Open windows and doors whenever possible to make sure the room is well ventilated
  • Avoid shaking hands or hugging

For the most current information on COVID-19 please visit:

 

 

Stay healthy, and please let us know should you have any questions.

Thank you for your cooperation.