Workplace Policies to Protect Vendor Health
To: Vendors / Visitors
From: Tim Harbaugh
In light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, and the fact that the seasonal
influenza (flu) virus is also widespread, we are taking proactive steps to address a
number of business concerns. First and foremost, we want to maintain a safe workplace
and encourage and/or adopt practices protecting the health of employees, customers,
visitors or others. We also want to ensure the continuity of business operations during
We ask all Vendors / Visitors to cooperate in taking steps to reduce the transmission of
communicable diseases in the workplace. Employees are reminded of the following:
■ Stay home when you are sick.
■ Practice social distancing 6ft of separation.
■ Face coverings must be worn at all times.
■ Wash your hands frequently with warm, soapy water for at least 20 seconds.
■ Cover your mouth with tissues whenever you sneeze, and discard used tissues
in the trash.
■ Avoid people who are sick with respiratory symptoms.
■ Clean frequently touched surfaces.
■ Clean reusable PPE Daily ( cloth face coverings, hard hats, glasses)
■ Meal and rest periods should be staggered to provide adequate social distancing.
■ Employees are prohibited from eating or drinking anywhere inside the workplace
other than designated break rooms or outdoor eating areas to assure that masks
are worn consistently and correctly.
■ Any shared tools must be disinfected before being returned to storage.
■ Use the transfer aiding station for contactless transfer of tools and equipment
(gray rolling cart) Or other designated area.
■ Incoming deliveries must be disinfected prior to sorting
Production Networking Inc. will provide alcohol-based hand sanitizers throughout the
workplace and in common areas. Cleaning sprays and wipes will also be provided to
clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces such as telephones and
It is critical that Vendors/Visitors do not report to work while they are experiencing
respiratory symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny or
stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills or fatigue. Currently, the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention recommends that employees remain at home until they are free
of fever for 72 hours without the use of fever-reducing medications, the employee's
symptoms have improved and at least ten (10) days have passed since the symptoms
first appeared. Additionally if you have been in contact with someone exhibiting these
symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19, Employees, Vendors and Visitors will
be directed to follow the guidelines for self isolation as directed by the CDC and local
If an employee tests positive for Covid-19 anyone that has had contact in the recent
past will be given time and encouraged to be tested. At this time a cleaning of the office
and all gear affected will occur.
With the above symptoms in mind a required Go / No go check in will be required with
Tim each day before entry to the office.
If any safety issues are observed with the company provided PPE in relation to work
process share these concerns with management.