Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Working in federal government worksites
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Preventing COVID-19 in worksites
We can all play an active role in staying healthy and preventing the spread of COVID-19 by taking care of ourselves and monitoring our health.
Employees must continue to follow occupational and public health measures to help prevent the spread in our communities and workplaces. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the latest advice from Health Canada’s Public Service Occupational Health Program (PSOHP), whose Occupational Health Advisory includes guidance for public servants. If you have any concerns about your health and safety in the workplace, you should discuss them with your manager.
Access to federal worksites
The physical and psychological health and safety of employees remain an absolute priority for the Government of Canada.
Deputy ministers and other heads of federal public service organizations are making decisions about access to worksites and necessary safety protocols based on government-wide guidance, taking into consideration the local public health situation, individual organizations’ operational requirements, and the nature of the work. The principles of prudent, gradual and phased-in access to worksites continue to guide us.
Your organization will provide information about gradually increasing on-site access to worksites and what it means for you.
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