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OTTAWA WATER SKI CLUBCOVID-19 – POLICIES, PROCEDURES & PROTOCOLS

Ottawa Water Ski Club is dedicated to all participants safety and believe we can function in a productive manner while maintaining Covid-19 suggested protocols. Ottawa Water Ski Club participants are responsible for best efforts towards compliance of rules and regulations.



OTTAWA WATER SKI CLUB Covid-19 Site Protocols

Details summarizing the Ottawa Water Ski Club Covid-19 Policies & Procedures for all on-site participants

As per Ontario Heath Recommendations https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus#section-9

ON SITE: Restrict access to only essential participants

All participants to answer Covid-19 Site Access Verbal Questionnaire

Keep 2m distance from all other people on site

Wash hands with hand sanitizer often

Wear mask or face covering when in the boats where social distancing can not be maintained.


FOOD Please eat in your vehicle

REPORTING: Call Ottawa Water Ski Club at (613) 298-6103 If you are sick or have any symptoms

 

Prevention measures

Communication and awareness

-Self-identification screening tools.

-Participants exercise the recommended practices for reducing the risk of transmission as identified by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Health Canada, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

-Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands;

Hygiene

-Cough or sneeze into a tissue or the bend of your arm, not your hand;

-Dispose of any tissues you have used as soon as possible in a lined waste basket and wash your hands afterwards;

-Do not share personal items or supplies such as phones, pens, notebooks, PPE, etc.;

-Avoid common physical greetings, such as handshakes and maintain 2m social distancing;

-Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds after using the washroom, when preparing food, and after blowing    nose, coughing, or sneezing.  

In addition, hand sanitizer is provided on site for all to use.

Travel

-All individuals returning from out of country must undergo a 14-day self-isolation period, as mandated by the federal government

-Wherever possible, participants travel to site using individual modes of transportation.

Cleaning protocols

-Individuals are responsible for cleaning and disinfecting their own equipment

-Commonly touched surfaces on vehicles and equipment are cleaned after turnover of participants

-Gloves are worn whenever possible while on the site, but are treated the same as bare hands in terms of minimizing unnecessary touching of anything on site and the user’s face.

 

Compartmentalization

-The site is to be segregated to the extent possible to keep different crews physically separated at all time.

-Eating is restricted to personal areas or with adequate space to maintain minimum physical distancing.

-Upper limits are put on the number of people allowed in each zone to allow for 6ft. minimum physical distancing.

 

Site Operation

-The number of in person meetings is minimized. If required, meetings should involve only necessary individuals. Minimum physical distancing is maintained, and meetings are held in open spaces when possible.

-Sport participants are encouraged to put forward split/alternating shifts to avoid extensive intermingling.

-When physical distancing is not feasible, please minimize the duration of the task. For any work that ultimately must be done in close-proximity, participants are required to wear a face cover or mask

Detection Measures

Screening at entry of site for each and every visit by all participants via questionnaire Before entering the site, individuals must confirm that:

-They are not currently exhibiting flu-like symptoms such as fever, tiredness, coughing, and congestion.

-They have not returned from outside of Canada within the past 14 days;

-They have not been in contact with someone with a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19.

-Individuals who are not authorized to access the site are to return back home/ preferred location of self-isolation.

Individuals who have been potentially exposed to the virus:

Do not come to any site Contact a board member; Stay at home and self-isolate; and Contact local health authorities for further direction.

Restrict Site Access

                            Covid-19 Site Access Questionnaire

Location: ___________________________________________________

Have you travelled outside Canada in the last 14 days?       Yes _____ No _______        If Yes - Date of Return?________________ (must be 14 days minimum to stay on site)

Do you currently have any symptoms consistent with COVID-19, including the       following symptoms: fever, coughing or difficulty breathing?        Yes _____ No _______

Have you been exposed to a person who has a confirmed or probable case of the       COVID-19 infection?       Yes _____ No _______

Date: ______________________________Name:  _____________________________                   Signature: ______________________________

 

If showing symptoms complete the self-assessment on the Ontario COVID website or call telehealth (1-866-797-0000), Signed copy to be submitted and filed at Ottawa Water Ski Club