|Nupqu Communicable Disease Prevention Policy|
|Effective Date: July 28, 2021|
To prevent the transmission of communicable disease in our workplace. This policy has been developed to clarify the changes to procedures as we move from COVID-19.
The overall risk and consequences of COVID-19 have diminished in BC. We have moved into Phase 3 of our provincial plan in which the focus is communicable disease prevention.
Communicable disease are illnesses that can be transmitted in the workplace through person-to-person contact. Some examples include COVID-19, norovirus, season influenza or the common cold.
Nupqu is following the four-step process
This policy is relevant for all Nupqu employees.
We will prevent communicable disease by implementing ongoing measures to reduce the risk of transmission. Nupqu will support employees for receiving vaccinations and other vaccine-preventable conditions.
Nupqu will take ongoing measures to reduce the risk of communicable diseases in our workplace. This will include implementing additional measures when advised to do so by public health. The risk of certain communicable diseases including COVID-19 may increase on a seasonal basis and increased prevention measures may be implemented.
Nupqu will monitor communicable disease information issued by Interior Health if it is related to our geographical area, or workplace.
Nupqu will implement and maintain the following measures at all times.
Additional Measures will be implemented if advised by Public Health
Nupqu will ensure that everyone entering our workplace receives information about our measures, practices and policies for managing communicable disease.