COVID-19 Safety Plan
In accordance with Transport Canada regulations for passenger vessels and Work Safe BC regulations, we at Pirate Adventures Vancouver, have developed a Covid-19 Safety Plan ensured by a daily review of the Ministry of Health.
At Pirate Adventures we aim at providing a safe work environment in accordance with BC safety regulations as well as following provincial and local health authority requirements for resuming operations.
Business name: Pirate Adventures Vancouver
Date completed: July 1st, 2021
Date distributed: March 10, 2021 / Revision date: July 1st, 2021
Implementing mandatory masks on board of the ship for passengers ages 5 and up and the employees.
Implementing screening checklist to ensure safety of our employees: Screening each customer with basic questions about their physical health and symptoms using the provincial list of COVID-19 symptoms (asking each customer about recent travel history, symptoms such as cough, fever, shortness of breath);
Screening each employee with basic questions about their physical health and symptoms using the provincial list of COVID-19 symptoms (asking each customer about recent travel history, symptoms such as cough, fever, shortness of breath);
To control the risk of transmission in the workplace following measures have been implemented:
1. Signs inside the shop and on the ship reinforcing personal distancing (2 meters) and limiting the number of customers at the shop to 6 people at a time.
2. Installing plexiglass in the shop and on the ship;
3. Installing hand sanitizers in the shop and on the ship and reinforcing hand washing upon entering the shop and boarding the ship;
4. To reduce the transmission from surfaces and objects we designated an employee to disinfecting surfaces after each sail;
5. Weekly meetings have been implemented to get input and ideas from employees in order to evaluate the Safety Plan for effectiveness;
6. Implementation of new Covid-19 safety plan into safety drill;
7. Informing customers about Covid-19 measures on the website and by posting at the store and on the ship;
In effort to minimize the risk of exposure and spread of Covid 19, the following measures have been taken:
1. Costuming and face painting are no longer available;
2. Employees working in cohorts to minimise cross exposure;
3. Break areas are identified and disinfected after each sail;
In case of a potential case, or suspected exposure to, COVID-19 at the workplace, we have created a checklist with the procedures of what to do if someone gets sick at work, including key contact numbers:
1. Isolation procedures;
2. Gathering of contact information for public health contact tracing;
3. Contacting local public health unit;
If you have a question or concern:
Workers and employers with questions or concerns about workplace exposure to COVID-19 can call WorkSafeBC’s Prevention Information Line at 604.276.3100 in the Lower Mainland (toll-free within B.C. at 1.888.621.SAFE). You’ll be able to speak to a prevention officer to get answers to your questions, and if required, a prevention officer will be assigned to assess the health and safety risk at your workplace.