WE’RE OPEN FOR BUSINESS!
“SAFE SPACE” POLICY
Please Be Advised:
Updated “Safe Space” policy now in effect as of March 15th, 2022.
Starting March 15: Mask use will be recommended but not required
The continued spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Canada and around the world has understandably raised concerns for you and your families. At CANADIAN FIRST-AID TRAINING, the well-being of our employees, valued customers as well as community members, is of the deepest concern to us. We want you to know that your safety continues to remain our top priority as this situation continues to evolve.
CANADIAN FIRST-AID TRAINING Ltd. is providing training 7 days a week at our training facility.
When it comes to training, the following precautions continue to be enforced and exceed industry standards. Some include:
- Class size has been limited (75%)
- Face masks are no longer required but still recommended
- Screening & sanitization requirements upon arrival (details below)
- Updates to classroom procedures (details below)
- Cleaning our facility (details below)
- All staff and instructors are Fully Vaccinated against Covid-19 (details below)
Regarding people entering our facility to get trained:
Upon arrival into our building, screening & sanitization procedures continue to be enforced:
- Sanitization: Participants must proceed to the sanitizing station and sanitize hands.
- Temperature: Each student’s temperature will be tested through the use of a wall mounted infrared thermometer that is briefly placed near the forehead. PLEASE BE ADVISED: Participants with a temperature of 38°C or higher will be asked to reschedule. Our staff reserve the right to reschedule participants based on findings.
Mask use is now recommended but not required based on provincial guidance.
Updates to Classroom Procedures:
- Disposable gloves will be used for all practical/hands-on training activities
- Each participant will be provided with their own pocket mask to perform CPR and ventilations
- Mandatory use of a one-way single-use valve during ventilation which is disposed of at the end of each course (No mouth-to-mouth will be done on a manikin without the use of disposable one-way valve)
- Alcohol swabs are provided for further disinfection of equipment immediately before use
- All equipment is thoroughly cleaned & sanitized between courses.
Cleaning our facility:
We understand your ongoing concerns during this time, so we continue to take additional steps to keep our space safe for you and your employees when you decide to schedule or reschedule your course at our facility.
- We continue to deep clean our office, every day, including sanitizing and disinfecting all surfaces, door handles, training equipment among other things.
- Washrooms & frequent touch-point surfaces are cleaned upon opening, closing and frequently throughout the day
- Hand sanitizer and wipes are available in the office for use by both employees and customers at all times
We are ready to serve you!
At CANADIAN FIRST-AID TRAINING, we believe it is our responsibility to do our part in mitigating the spread of Covid-19 based on the most up to date information.
Important to know:
Your business is very important to us here and we intend to try and limit the impacts or effects this may have on your training experience. Being as we are the largest Canadian Red Cross Training Partner and Instructor Development Centre in Manitoba, it is our primary concern to ensure that our practices are aligned with the latest recommendations. Please click here to take a look at the following statement from the Canadian Red Cross.
We continue to take important steps to help you stay protected.
We continue to monitor the situation closely and are following the latest guidance from local, provincial and federal health authorities, including the:
- Public Health Agency of Canada: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Being prepared and
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak updates, symptoms, prevention, travel, preparation
- The Government of Manitoba: (Coronavirus) as well as;
- The Canadian Red Cross: What is the Coronavirus? – Facts
We’ll keep you informed.
We are committed to keeping our lines of communication open to inform you of the latest developments. For more information about how CANADIAN FIRST-AID TRAINING is responding to COVID-19 and how it affects you, please feel free to get in touch anytime, we’re here to help!
Lastly, we understand this is an uncertain time for everyone. This said I am reminded of the comforting words “This Too Shall Pass”.
Christian Clavelle (President)