Health & Safety
Making POST Promise shows businesses doing their part to stop spread of COVID-19
June 30, 2020 By Ground Water Canada
Canadian businesses are encouraged to make The POST Promise by practising five key steps to promote workplace safety and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The POST Promise, which stands for “People Outside Safely Together,” is supported by many of the largest associations in Canada, among them the Canadian Federation of Independent Business and the Retail Council of Canada, that represent thousands of businesses. The objective is to have businesses across the country take part in a collective solution to help Canadians confidently and safely take the first steps back into public spaces and the workplace.
The POST Promise is a self-declaration that a business is working to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Once completed, a business is provided with the necessary communication and implementation tools to educate employees on the five key steps to workplace safety, which were created to be consistent with what has been recommended by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Businesses who make the promise will be able to use and prominently display the POST Promise logo which is a nationally recognized symbol of a business’ commitment to doing their part to protect their customers’ and employees’ health and safety as COVID-19 restrictions ease. Participating business can also purchase a kit which will include additional communication tools like window decals, posters and tent cards which can be used to further build awareness of their commitment within their place of business.
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