COVID-19

COVID-19 Policy

WE ARE OPEN

The safety and wellbeing of our community, employees, and customers are our top priority.  In addition to the current guidelines published by the CDC, Northwest Fence will also be adhering to the following specific guidelines to our operation.

Prevention
  1. All employees and visitors to the site are required to follow the guidelines for individuals issued by the CDC to help control the spread of the disease: 
  • Stay home if you are sick. 
  • Wash your hands often (use hand sanitizer or disinfection wipes if soap/water is unavailable) 
  • Do not touch your face with unwashed hands 
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes. 
  1. Post the attached CDC posters in each truck
  2. All people entering the project site each day (NWFC personnel, subs, suppliers, vendors, visitors, deliveries, etc.) must sign in and out using the attached form. 
  3. The CDC currently recommends that we conduct regular health screening for employees upon arrival each day. During sign in process we will ask that anyone with cold or flu like symptoms (fever, problems breathing, coughing, sore throat, congested or runny nose) go home immediately. 
  4. Project teams are to follow best practices for social distancing as outlined by the CDC.  The safety of our customer and workforce must be the priority.
  5. Maintain 15’ social distance on walkthrough – discussing end, corner and gate locations as well as discussing grade and other key elements or site conditions.
  6. Office/Retail Store
  • Curbside Service Only
  • The retail space (counters, door handles, credit card machines) sanitized after each customer
  • Every 4 hours the entire office is sanitized (door handles, light switches, copy machine, tables/counters)
  • Entire office practicing ‘social distancing’ – 6’ apart, no gatherings
  1. Outside Estimators
  • Maintain 10’ social distance on walkthrough – discussing end, corner and gate locations as well as discussing grade and other key elements or site conditions.
  • Emailing all bids and correspondence when available

 

In the event of a confirmed case of COVID-19 of an individual that worked at or visited the site

 

  1. Notify one of the following individuals from Northwest Fence: 
  • Roy Masterson, Dave Anderson, Alexis Hallett, Chris Hallett 
  1. Work is to be immediately suspended and all employees are to return home 
  2. Notify the Owner 
  3. Every employee of Northwest Fence and its subcontractor’s employees engaged on site for the prior 2 weeks that may have come into contact with the individual confirmed to have COVID-19 will complete an assessment of their risk factors as outlined by the CDC. A copy of that assessment is attached. Please reference the below links to access the CDC’s Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons with Potential COVID-19 Exposures: 
  • COVID-19 Website 
  • Public Health Management Decision Making
  1. The assessments will be reviewed with the workers and Northwest Fence HR department to maintain confidentiality. Workers and staff will be required to follow the CDC recommended course of action based on this assessment. This could result in identifying some workers that will need to remain home for up to 14 days and/or get tested themselves.