Coronavirus (COVID-19) Group Policy [Pacer Rail Group] In this Coronavirus (COVID-19) Group Policy, you’ll find all the essential guidelines volunteers should follow during the coronavirus outbreak and temporary alterations of on-site volunteering work.
Policy brief & purposeThis Group Policy includes the measures we are actively taking to mitigate the spread of coronavirus. You are kindly requested to follow all these rules diligently, to sustain a healthy and safe workplace in this unique environment. It’s important that we all respond responsibly and transparently to these health precautions, We assure you that we will always treat your private health and personal data with high confidentiality and sensitivity. This coronavirus (COVID-19) Group Policy is susceptible to changes with the introduction of additional governmental guidelines. If so, we will update you as soon as possible by email.
ScopeThis coronavirus policy applies to all of our volunteers who physically work in the boundaries as covered by Foxfield Railway . We strongly recommend to our remote working personnel to read through this action plan as well, to ensure we collectively and uniformly respond to this challenge. Policy elementsHere, we outline the required actions volunteers should take to protect themselves and their fellow volunteers from a potential coronavirus infection.
Unable to attend volunteering days: ●If you planned to attend a volunteering day but have incurred cold symptoms, such as cough/sneezing/fever, or feel poorly, please notify a member of the Committee. ●If you have a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, you can return to volunteering only after you’ve fully recovered, with a doctor’s note confirming your recovery.
Further precautions: ●If you are feeling ill, but you are able to volunteer, you can request cancelling your volunteering day. ●If you have recently returned from areas with a high number of COVID-19 cases (based on CDC announcements), we’ll ask you not to volunteer for 14 calendar days, and return to volunteering only if you are fully asymptomatic. You will also be asked not to come into physical contact with any volunteers during this time. ●If you’ve been in close contact with someone infected by COVID-19, with high chances of being infected yourself, cancel your volunteering day. You will also be asked not to come into physical contact with any volunteers during this time.
Travelling/commuting measures: ●All volunteer trips and events will be cancelled/postponed until further notice. ●In-person meetings should be done virtually where possible, ●If you normally commute to volunteer by public transportation and do not have other alternatives, we ask you follow the transport company guidelines. ●If you are planning to travel voluntarily to a high-risk country with increased COVID-19 cases, we’ll ask you not to volunteer for 14 calendar days. You will also be asked not to come into physical contact with any volunteers during this time.
General hygiene rules: ●Wash your hands after using the toilet, before eating, and if you cough/sneeze into your hands (follow the 20-second hand-washing rule). You can also use the sanitizers you’ll find around the office. ●Cough/sneeze into your sleeve, preferably into your elbow. If you use a tissue, discard it properly and clean/sanitize your hands immediately. ●Open the windows regularly to ensure open ventilation. ●Avoid touching your face, particularly eyes, nose, and mouth with your hands to prevent from getting infected. ●If you find yourself coughing/sneezing on a regular basis, avoid close physical contact with your fellow volunteers and take extra precautionary measures (such as requesting sick leave).
Disclaimer: This policy is meant to provide general guidelines and should be used as a reference. It may not take into account all relevant local, state or government laws and is not a legal document. Neither the author nor Workable will assume any legal liability that may arise from the use of this policy.