Art’s Dune Tours Employee Workplace Mandatory Covid-19 Safety Precautions
Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, Art’s Dune Tours has been monitoring the coronavirus situation closely and taking action based on guidance from the CDC and local health officials. Our focus is on keeping our visitors and staff safe.
Art’s has implemented safety precautions will represent the latest state and federal guidelines.
Our goal is for every Art’s Dune Tours’ guest and employee to be safe and comfortable during time spent with us. We will require all our guests, office staff and guides to uphold a high standard of conduct, and to follow the law and community guidelines.
Our new guidelines are as follows:
FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:
- Cover: All in-person workers are required to wear face masks throughout each shift. We will continue temperature-taking of each worker before every in-person shift.
- Distance: All in-person workers need to maintain six feet (6’) of distance between themselves and others—where that’s not possible, then we must increase the level of personal protective equipment we use.
- Clean: All of us need to wash our hands properly and often and disinfect our workspaces and frequently touched surfaces properly and often—doing this will keep everyone safe.
- Sanitize: We must all sanitize high touch areas, such as workstations, equipment, screens, doorknobs, and restrooms throughout our work site.
- Feeling Sick?: Stay home. Call us. Call your doctor. Isolate yourself.
FOR TOUR GUIDE/DRIVERS
- All safety protocols in the office apply to any guides in and out of the office.
- Guides must sanitize the inside of their truck prior to any customers entering and must be done prior to ever trip and after every trip.
- Guides must sanitize their truck using our ULV Cold Fogger Sprayers and its CDC/EPA approved sanitizing solution.
- Guides will assure our customers keep to the social distancing rule of 6ft apart during our stops in the dunes or on the beach.
FOR OUR CUSTOMERS
- Office and Restroom CLOSED during PHASE 3 (JUNE 29 – TBA) Public Restrooms nearby will be open
- Office and Restroom Open during PHASE 4-One entrance, one exit with only 2 parties of guests in the office at a 6ft spacing at a time. (ONLY IN PHASE 4 will office open to public)
- Hand sanitizing stations will be positioned for our guests and staff.
- Each truck will be sanitized with an approved, non-toxic, safe disinfectant that will be applied with a ULV Disinfecting Fogger Sprayer.
- All guides and staff will be required to wear face coverings/masks.
- All customers will be required to wear face coverings/masks on our property and in the trucks. If you do not have a mask, we will have them for sale.
- We will not expect strangers to tour together in one vehicle.
- Tours are priced by per person per truck (Private Charter). We MAY ask to pick up your group at your local stay or another designated location to avoid mass gatherings at our office.
- We will have distancing signs in and outside of our establishment and expect all staff and customers to use.
We will encourage to keep windows open during the tour to allow ventilation.
Health guidance from the CDC
Please visit coronavirus.gov for the latest info.
Clean your hands often
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. Visit the CDC’s guide on handwashing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
Cover coughs and sneezes
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
- Throw used tissues in the trash.
- Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
Wear a face covering
- The CDC recommends the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus, and help people who may have it, but don’t know it, from transmitting it to others.
- Cloth face coverings can be made from household items or common, low-cost materials.
Clean and disinfect
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
- If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
What to do if you feel sick
- If you begin to develop symptoms, call a medical professional. You should also contact a doctor if you’ve had contact with a person known to have COVID-19, or if you live in or have recently traveled to an area with ongoing spread. Tell your healthcare professional about your recent travel or contact.
- Your healthcare professional will work with your local state and province’s public health department and CDC to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19.
- Please stay home if you are sick. If you need to see a doctor, work with a medical professional to discuss transportation options. Per the CDC, if you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or suspect you may have it, you should not use ridesharing, public transportation, or taxis.