Revised Safety Plan, January 2021

Free Spirit Spheres inc. Revised Safety Plan, Jan., 2021

  • Objectives:

Stop the spread of COVID 19.  Keep people safe and healthy.

  • Include this message as part of our Booking/Confirmation communication.  
  • Minimize human traffic at the premises. Discourage tourists who just want a look.
  • When dealing with potential sources of contamination put on PPE and observe protocols.  Whenever possible eliminate the virus from the premises.
  • Completely sanitize Spheres, toilets, bathrooms and common areas.  After guests leave and before new guests check in.  

 

Promote social distancing and hand washing.

  • Place signs at entrances to structures. 
  • Place hand sanitizer in every structure to encourage hand hygiene.
  • Keep clorox wipes available for sanitizing.  Especially POS terminals and High Touch Surfaces like door knobs, pens and clip boards.
  • Personal Protective Equipment, PPE:

Free Spirit Spheres will make the following PPE available to FSS Staff and Contractors.

Face Shield, N95 face mask. Latex gloves.  Employees are asked to bring a change of clothes.

 

  • Action Steps for Cleaning and/or Maintenance of facilities.

Assess the situation:

  • Enlist the input of Employees, FSS staff and WCB/PHO recommendations.
  • Determine levels of exposure and put on appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Watch for vectors that could transmit virus from an infected object to a  host, and eliminate them. Clean and Sanitize the infected surface or take away the vector.  Coffee pots and kettles, board games, cards.
  • Vacuum all upholstered surfaces and rugs with a HEPA vacuum.  Wear a well fit  mask while vacuuming.

 

Employ appropriate procedures and protocols to reduce the risk.  Then clean and sanitize everything.

  • After guests leave, before any FSS employees enter the space.
  • Put on your Personal Protective Equipment. Ensure mask fits properly.
  • Thoroughly vacuum all of the horizontal surfaces and soft surfaces using the Miele Vacuum with an HEPA filter.
    • Remove any bulk contamination and foamites.
  • Carefully strip all the bedding and put it in a black plastic garbage bag. 
    • be careful not to flap or shake the soiled bedding. 
  • Throw anything guests leave behind in the trash. Anything disposable that guests may have touched should go in the garbage, unless it can be completely sanitized.  
    • Remove all the garbage from the sphere.
    • Remove soiled bedding from sphere.
  • Wash hands frequently when cleaning spheres or wear latex gloves.
  • Avoid use of spray bottles or pressure sprayers that could aerosolize the virus
  • Prepare a bucket of hot soapy water
  • Wash each sphere or room from top to bottom with the solution.. Use a clean rag every time so you don’t contaminate the cleaning solution.  Wash inside cupboards and wash everything inside cupboards.
  • Disinfect all high touch surfaces with a clorox wipe and dispose of the wipe.
  • Vacuum the upholstered surfaces and floors/rugs with a HEPA filter vacuum cleaner.  Wear a mask.
  • Use a UV-far disinfectant wand to clean the upholstered surfaces and cushions. 
  • Wash all cutlery, dishes and glassware in the sphere

 

Laundry.

  • Wear face mask and gloves when doing laundry.
  • Wash hands immediately after gloves are removed.
  • Don’t shake dirty laundry as it may aerosolize the virus.
  • Wash the top of the washer and dryer and any surfaces that may have contacted dirty laundry – before putting clean laundry on that surface.  Clean and disinfect clothes hampers and wash the bag.
  • Use hottest possible washer and dryer settings
  • In the presence of guests, employees or other visitors.

  • Always promote social distancing of at least 2 arm lengths.
  • Wear an N95 face mask or equivalent
  • Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer.  Offer hand sanitizer to others present.

 

  • FSS Staff and Contractors

  • Have a shower.
  • Change to street clothes at the end of your shift and before leaving premises.
  • Carefully put soiled work clothes in a bag.
  • Launder them as soon as you get home and throw the bag away.