Workplace COVID-19 prevention plans
Sector-specific guidance to help protect workers and customers from COVID-19 in the workplace
Developing a prevention plan
Resources to help you with your workplace prevention planning. Effective 5 June 2020, many businesses and organizations closed under the Public Health Act Order can reopen if they’re ready and choose to do so. They must develop and comply with a Workplace COVID-19 Prevention Plan.
Workplace COVID-19 prevention plans must address public health protocols, including:
- physical (social) distancing in the workplace (staff and clients)
- number of clients
- how to work and interact with customers
- preparing employees to return to work
- preparing for customers or clients
- monitoring and communicating of plan
Businesses and organizations that are a member of an association or college can adopt a sector-specific plan as their Workplace COVID-19 Prevention Plan. Businesses and organizations that were not required to close should also develop a plan to address public health protocols.
Read more on novascotia.ca/coronavirus
Download the COVID Protection Plan Checklist