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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.

BEST PRACTICES

Prepare & be ready

Prevent unnecessary contact

Detect, Protect, Treat

Reduce transmission

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


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Safety Policy

It is the policy of Advantage Waste Systems to provide a safe and healthy environment in which our employees, visitors and customers can carry out their business. We will never render any services likely to cause an accident or exposure that may result in personal injury, damage to equipment or loss in process. 

We support an overall safety initiative which encourages the improvement of proactive measures and procedures with the goal of an accident free workplace.

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