COVID 19 Update
Updated: Mar 19
Important Communication - March 9, 2020
COVID-19 Response Plan
The safety and well-being of both our Customers, Workforce and Management Team is always our top priority. Rest assured that we are actively monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and are taking precautionary measures to help keep our communities safe.
As an essential service to our customers, we are committed to implementing best practices to prevent the spread of disease so that we can be there when you need us. To help with prevention, we have updated our Pandemic and emergency plan by taking the following precautionary measures to protect all our Customers, Stakeholders, Workforce and their families.
Providing our Team Members with an ample supply of: hand sanitizers, disinfectant wipes, masks, single-use gloves
'We have communicated the plan update on the www.advantagebin.ca website, welcoming our customers, receivers and suppliers to contact us with their needs by email, text and our website service forms, there has never been a requirement to enter our management offices in the past as well as today.
The Advantage company service platform has been in operation since 2005 and services all the needs of our business Team Members/Associates are working from remote locations, Managers still in office will be keeping recommended safe social distance as suggested by the Public Health Agency of Canada Any Team Member who has flu like symptoms is asked to contact the Public Health Agency and follow the COVID-19 testing protocol, including self-isolation where required The company and its Management are staying up to date on Public Health Agency of Canada revises and following all guidance, memorandums will be communicated as changes develop.
Advantage Waste Systems has always practiced the following everyday precautionary measures to help prevent the spread of germs and viruses and urge all employees to guard their health regularly:
Wash your hands thoroughly and often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer and wipes supplied by the company.
Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose and mouth
Avoid close contact with people who are sick (at home and in public)
Do Not attend work when you are sick
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
Cover your mouth and nose with your arm when coughing and sneezing
Avoid all non-essential travel, (A Holiday Schedule review has been conducted, there are no employees at Advantage Waste Systems leaving the country or returning from vacation outside of Canada.)
Thank you for doing your part to help keep our communities safe, and for supporting one another as we navigate through this difficult time together.
Prepare & be ready
Prevent unnecessary contact
Detect, Protect, Treat
Innovate & Learn
Balance - use sound effective methods everyday when handling waste receptacles
Transition to ready - Modified operational model of duties
Remote access for all employees
Onsite employee modified schedule of work
Protect your workers, co-workers and the public
Stay Safe - Advantage Waste Systems