Your safety is our first priority.
We are working our hardest to make sure that our business is as safe as possible, please read below for our COVID19 policies.
Communicable Disease Prevention Policy
LAST UPDATE: July 1, 2021
Communicable diseases are illnesses caused by an infectious agent or its toxins that occur through the direct or indirect transmission of an infectious agent or its products from an infected individual or another vector.
The communicable diseases of concern are those that circulate in the community from time to time and as a result, may be introduced into a workplace, such as COVID-19, norovirus, and influenza.
When warranted, the Public Health will indicate communicable diseases of concern to B.C. workplaces.
As the primary leaseholder of units 101 and 102 at 1584 7th Avenue, Hubspace is responsible for compliance with the Provincial Government and Worksafe BC.
Hubspace complies with all current Public health orders (PHO), Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations, and any applicable orders and recommendations that are in effect.
This policy will be updated regularly in accordance. Hubspace follows all of these orders, regulations and recommendations. If something is missed, assume that they apply.
Upon entering the building through the front entrance, individuals are encouraged to use the hand sanitizer and masks that are provided.
Upon entering the building through the back entrance, individuals are encouraged to use the hand wash stations and hand sanitizers in the washrooms.
Hubspace encourages all individuals to maintain an appropriate physical distance of two (2) meters or six (6) feet, whenever possible.
Hubspace has established and posted occupancy limits. The capacity limits of our premises are as follows:
○ Boardroom: ten (10)
○ Reception, hallway and area between kitchenette and photocopier: four (4)
○ Offices: two (2)
Face coverings are recommended in all public spaces in the building. According to PHO, “face covering” means either of the following that covers the nose and mouth of a person:
- A medical or non-medical mask;
- A tightly woven fabric;
Public spaces include but are not limited to the reception area, kitchenette, hallways, bathrooms, and storage space.
Individuals must not enter the premises if they are exhibiting any symptoms including, but not limited to:
○ Fever or chills
○ Loss of sense of smell or taste
○ Difficulty breathing
○ Sore throat
○ Loss of appetite
○ Extreme fatigue or tiredness
○ Body ache
○ Nausea or vomiting
Hubspace has a zero-tolerance policy for sickness. Individuals should be performing daily checks for any and all of these symptoms.
If individuals experience any of the above symptoms, individuals must stay home, seek medical advice, and get tested for the COVID-19 virus if advised to do so.
Individuals are responsible for the cleaning and disinfection of their workstations and offices.
This room is available for bookings of up to ten (10) people. Face coverings are encouraged to be used when in this space. After the room has been used, individuals are responsible for complete disinfection of the space.
The kitchenette is open to use by two (2) people at a time. The fridge and small appliances are available to individuals at their own discretion. Individuals are encouraged to disinfect the area after each use.
The printer and affected surfaces should be wiped down with designated disinfectant after every use. Key areas include the touchpad, screen and paper trays. Do not spray disinfectant directly on the surface of the machine, instead spray onto paper towels first, then wipe.
Door handles in public spaces throughout the premises are disinfected at least once daily. Disinfecting the handles in private offices is the responsibility of the individuals who occupy them.
The surface of the tables and the armrests of the chairs are disinfected at least once daily.
Light switches in public spaces are disinfected at least once daily. Disinfecting the light switches in private offices is the responsibility of the individuals who occupy them.
Changing Risk Levels
During periods of elevated risk where Public Health officials issue guidance, notices, or orders related to Hubspace’s region and industry, Hubspace will take steps to implement appropriate measures in accordance with the guidance of Public Health.
Hubspace will continuously monitor the guidance, notices, orders, and recommendations from Public Health and evaluate this policy to reflect changing risk levels and work practices.
This policy will be adjusted as necessary.