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Recommended (to Government) Safe Haven Protocols

The following documents were protocols recommended and a guide for a certification plan submitted to the Government of the Virgin Islands. On 30 September, the Chamber received communication that indicated the BVI HI 5 Assurance Programme would be not be implemented. To date (3 October 2020), no protocols have been established as it relates to allowing visitors to return to the country. The Chamber has decided to release the below documents with a hope that your business can start to put something in place while the country waits on official guides from the Government of the Virgin Islands.

Restaurants/Cafes

Staycations

BVI HI 5 Assurance Programme Guidelines

Approved Safe Return to Work Guides

While the Virgin Islands economy is still in a phased reopening process, businesses may be required to apply for exemptions for their staff from time-to-time. The steps for this process can be found in the Exempted Persons Curfew Guide.  Follow the steps in this guide to receive your approval.

As more and more businesses are given permission from the Government to reopen their businesses, businesses required protocols (guides) to reopen in a safe manner. These preventive measures are a necessity to ensure that our businesses and employees are safe when they return to work. Basic precautions such as physical distances, hand washing and other personal hygiene practices will be remain general practices that should be implemented for all organizations approved to open to ensure the infection remains contained.

The International Labour Office has developed a 'Safe Return to Work' guide for all work forces to adapt.

Businesses and Employers Guidance

Policies and procedures to ensure your business is ready and safe for employees returning to work  s during COVID-19.
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Construction Industry Guidance

Policies and procedures to ensure your business is ready and safe for participants returning to jobs or activities in the construction industry during COVID-19.
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Food Businesses Guidance

Guides approved by Government to ensure your business is ready and safe for employees returning to jobs in the food industry during COVID-19.
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Fitness Facilities and Gyms Guidance

Policies and procedures to ensure your business is ready and safe for employees returning to jobs in the fitness during COVID-19.
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Lodging Facilities Guidance

Policies and procedures to ensure your business is ready and safe for employees returning to jobs in the lodging industry during COVID-19.
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Bar Guidance

Policies and procedures to ensure your business is ready and safe for participants returning to jobs or activities in the sports and recreation during COVID-19.
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Places of Worship Guidance

Policies and procedures to ensure your business is ready and safe for employees and participants at places of worship during COVID-19.
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Public Transportation Guidance

Policies and procedures to ensure your business is ready and safe for participants returning to jobs or activities in the public transportation industry during COVID-19.
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Salons, Barber Shops and Spas Guidance

Policies and procedures to ensure your business is ready and safe for employees returning to jobs in salons, barber shops and spas during COVID-19.
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Schools Reopening Guidance

Guides approved by Government to ensure your business is ready and safe for employees returning to jobs in the schools during COVID-19.
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Sports and Recreation Guidance

Policies and procedures to ensure your business is ready and safe for participants returning to jobs or activities in the sports and recreation during COVID-19.
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