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COVID-19 has changed the world and our way of life overnight. And in these uncertain times, it’s even more important for businesses like yours to stay in business; to continue to provide goods and services for our communities. Follow recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) as we strive to help protect our customers and our team members.
We suggest you keep these actions in mind:
- Educating team members about the virus and sharing resources on how to keep the workplace clean
- Encouraging team members to use good hygiene practices, including frequent handwashing
- Reinforcing education and hygiene with regular workplace communications and reminders
- Sanitizing delivery equipment with wipes regularly
- Encouraging team members to closely monitor their health and seek medical attention if they develop flu-like symptoms
- Any team member who reports or displays flu-like symptoms needs to be asked to stay home
- Team member breakrooms and meeting rooms should be cleaned frequently
- Restrooms are stocked with lotion cleaner for hand washing, and there are hand sanitizing stations at print and shipping areas behind our counters
- Sanitize parcels and include basic sanitation guides for your clients to include int the shipment.
Excerpts affecting M4M Traders under Level 4
PART C: MANUFACTURING
1 – Manufacture of wholesale and retail products permitted to be sold under Alert Level 4, and all input products, permitted scaling up to full employment, except where otherwise indicated, and subject to strict health protocols.
2 – Manufacture of paper and paper products, excluding stationery, permitted scaling up to full employment and subject to strict health protocols.
3 – Manufacture of plastics and packaging, including glass, plastic bottles and containers, permitted scaling up to full employment and subject to strict health protocols.
4 – Petroleum refineries, smelters, and furnaces, permitted scaling up to full employment and subject to strict health protocols.
5 – Manufacture of winter clothing, footwear, bedding and heaters (and all inputs required, including textiles) permitted, commencing at 25% and scaling up to 50% employment and subject to strict health protocols.
6 – Manufacturing of automotives, steel and other metals, rail and ship -building (including components), scaling up in phases to 50% employment and subject to strict health protocols.
7 – Stationery production, scaling up in phases to 50% employment and subject to strict health protocols.
8 – Cement, other construction material, and hardware, scaling up in phases to 50% employment and subject to strict health protocols.
9 – All other manufacturing, scaling up to 30% employment and subject to strict health protocols.
PART E WHOLESALE AND RETAIL TRADE, COVERING STORES, SPAZA SHOPS, ECOMMERCE AND INFORMAL TRADERS
1 – Food products, including non -alcoholic beverages and animal food.
2 – The sale of hot cooked food, only for home delivery.
3 – Toilet Paper, sanitary pads, sanitary tampons, and condoms.
4 – Hand sanitiser, disinfectants, soap, alcohol for industrial use, household cleaning products, and personal protective equipment.
5 – Products for the care of babies and toddlers.
6 – Personal toiletries, including haircare, body, face, hand and foot care products, rollons, deodorants, dental care products.
7 – Medical and Hospital Supplies, medicine, equipment and personal protective equipment.
8 – Fuel and lighting, including coal, wood, paraffin and gas.
9 – Airtime and electricity.
10 – Hardware, components and supplies.
12 – Components for vehicles undergoing emergency repairs
13 – Chemicals, packaging and ancillary products used in the production of any these products listed in Part E.
14 – Textiles required to produce face masks and other personal protective equipment and winter clothing.
15 – Winter clothing, footwear, bedding and heaters and the components and fabrics required to manufacture these.
16 – Children’s clothing and fabrics and components required to manufacture these.
17 – Stationery and educational books.
18 – Personal ICT equipment including computers, mobile telephones and other home office equipment.
19 – No sale of liquor permitted.
20 – Directions may permit the incremental expansion of e-Commerce, taking into account the need to limit the extent of movement on the road, contact between people, law-enforcement challenges and the impact on other businesses.