COVID-19 Reopening Safety Plan
  • Physical Distancing. To ensure independent contractors comply with physical distancing requirements, you agree that you will do the following:
  • List common situations that may not allow for 6 ft. of the distance between individuals. In the providing of services, it may be necessary for the independent contractor, clients, and/or family members to make observations or assist in implementing services in close proximity to one another in order to properly and adequately facilitate said services.
  • What measures will you implement to ensure the safety of your independent contractors in such situations?

    Educate that all services should be provided cautiously in a way that is intended to keep both the independent contractor and client safe; to wear safety masks; to wash hands when entering, exchanging physical items in the facilitation of the services, and when leaving the session; wearing gloves when appropriate.
  • How will you procure these supplies?

    Independent contractors will be responsible for all the personal procurement of such supplies.
  • Protective Equipment. To ensure independent contractors comply with protective equipment requirements, you agree that you will do the following:
  • What policy will you implement to ensure that PPE is appropriately cleaned, stored, and/or discarded?

    Independent contractors will provide clients and family members with their individual policies in regard to the use and care of PPE.
  • List common objects that are likely to be shared between independent contractors.
    Independent contractors will determine on a case-by-case basis what common objects will be necessary for the facilitation of services.
    What measures will you implement to ensure the safety of your independent contractors when using these objects?

    Independent contractors will provide clients and family members with their individual policies in regard to how such common items will be used/shared during the implementation of services.
  • Hygiene and Cleaning. To ensure independent contractors comply with hygiene and cleaning requirements, you agree that you will do the following:
  • Where on the work location will you provide independent contractors with access to the appropriate hand hygiene and/or sanitizing products and how will you promote good hand hygiene?

    Independent contractors will be responsible for educating their clients and families on the importance of good hand hygiene and will provide such products at each session.
    Communication. To ensure the business and its independent contractors comply with communication requirements, you agree that you will do the following:
  • Screening. To ensure the business and its independent contractors comply with protective equipment requirements, you agree that you will do the following:
  • What type(s) of daily health and screening practices will you implement?
    Independent contractors will cancel any and all sessions if he or she feels any symptoms of illness. Independent contractors will review and follow the daily guidelines set forth by the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/checklist-household-ready.html
  • Contact tracing and disinfection of contaminated areas. To ensure the business and its independent contractors comply with contact tracing and disinfection requirements, you agree that you will do the following:
  • To ensure that independent contractors stay up to date on the guidance that is being issued by the State, her or she will: