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(c) all employee workstations and all equipment on the business premises are sanitized before each work shift;

(d) each employee is provided with a headset for the use only by that employee;

(e) temperature checks are conducted on each employee upon the arrival of the employee for work or at the beginning of that employee’s shift;

(f) physical distance markers are placed at least 182.88centimetres (or 6 feet) apart, so as to manage distancing of persons at entry queues to the business premises;

(g) an isolation area is established for the temporary holding of a person who becomes symptomatic while on the business premises;

(h) every employee wears a mask fitted so as to cover the nose and mouth of that employee, while in the business operation areas of the premises;

(i) the employees coming off a work shift exit the business premises before the employees starting the next work shift enter, or queue to enter, the business premises;

(j) employees with flu-like symptoms or respiratory symptoms are not permitted to go to work or, if already at work, are not permitted to remain at work, and that the Ministry responsible for health and wellness is informed of the employees that have those symptoms;

(k) immediately on the operator becoming aware that a person at the business premises has tested positive for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19), the business premises are closed and the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness informed of the closure and that the person has tested positive, indicating any information that the operator may have that the person was in contact with another person who tested positive for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19);

(l) where the business is closed pursuant to sub-paragraph (k), the business does not re-open until the premises are sanitized and the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness approves in writing the re-opening;

(m) the name of every employee who fails to comply with the requirements of this paragraph, together with the residential address where that employee can be located and that employee’s telephone number, is reported to the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness and suspended from work at the business; and

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(e) temperature checks are conducted on each employee upon the arrival of the employee for work or at the beginning of that employee’s shift;

(f) physical distance markers are placed at least 182.88 centimetres (or 6 feet) apart, so as to manage distancing of persons at entry queues to the business premises;

(g) an isolation area is established for the temporary holding of a person who becomes symptomatic while on the business premises;

(h) every employee wears a mask fitted so as to cover the nose and mouth of that employee, while in the business operation areas of the premises;

(i) the employees coming off a work shift exit the business premises before the employees starting the next work shift enter, or queue to enter, the business premises;

(j) employees with flu-like symptoms or respiratory symptoms are not permitted to go to work or, if already at work, are not permitted to remain at work, and that the Ministry responsible for health and wellness is informed of the employees that have those symptoms;

(k) immediately on the operator becoming aware that a person at the business premises has tested positive for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19), the business premises are closed and the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness informed of the closure and that the person has tested positive, indicating any information that the operator may have that the person was in contact with another person who tested positive for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19);

(l) where the business is closed pursuant to sub-paragraph (m), the business does not re-open until the premises are sanitized and the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness approves in writing the re-opening;

(m) the name of every employee who fails to comply with the requirements of this paragraph, together with the residential address where that employee can be located and that employee’s telephone number, is reported to the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness and suspended from work at the business; and

(n) the guidelines set out in the document entitled “Environmental Health Guidelines and Procedures for Global Services Sector (GSS)/ Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Revised Guidance for

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(ii) 8 persons shall be permitted to be in a vehicle referred to in sub-paragraph (d) (15-seater vehicle) at any time at the cinema;

(f) a written record shall be kept of the names and contact information of each person working as staff at the cinema, and the shift times for each, on each day during the period;

(g) the record referred to in sub-paragraph (f) shall be maintained for at least 21 days after January 31, 2021, and shall, upon request, be furnished to the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness;

(h) distance markers (for example, indicating where vehicles are to be parked), aimed at ensuring that the social distancing requirements applicable under this Order are observed by patrons at the cinema, shall be placed throughout the cinema;

(i) the flow of traffic (whether vehicular or pedestrian) shall be restricted to one way in each direction;

(j) frequently trafficked areas (such as restrooms and refreshment booths) shall be monitored by staff to ensure that—

(i) the social distancing requirements as applicable under this Order are observed by patrons at the cinema; and

(ii) those areas are cleaned and sanitized as required under sub-paragraph (k);

(k) frequently trafficked areas (such as restrooms and refreshment booths) shall be cleaned and sanitized at least once every hour during the operating hours;

(l) patrons shall be encouraged to bring their own refreshments, and the sale of refreshments to any patron shall be conducted at the patron’s vehicle by staff at the cinema;

(m) each patron at the cinema shall wear a mask, fitted to the patron’s face so as to cover the patron’s nose and mouth, at all times while the patron is outside of a vehicle;

(n) each staff member shall wear a mask fitted to the employee’s face so as to cover the staff member’s nose and mouth, while at the cinema; and

(o) all concessionaires shall adhere to the COVID-19 protocols established by the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness.

(20) During the period from January 15, 2021, to January 31, 2021, the operator of an establishment at which any theatrical play or other live artistic

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(3) The Director-General shall not clear any business for operation under this paragraph unless the Director-General is satisfied, after consultation with a Medical Officer (Health), that the criteria set out in sub-paragraph (6) will be complied with by the business.

(4) The provisions of sub-paragraphs (5) to (7) shall apply to all businesses in the business processing outsourcing sector.

(5) The operator of a business to which this paragraph applies shall ensure that—

(a) hand washing stations, or hand sanitizing equipment, are placed and maintained at the entrance of the business premises and at the entrance to every lunch room and every recreation area at the premises, so that persons entering have the opportunity to wash or sanitize their hands before entering the premises, lunch area or recreation area (as the case may be);

(b) its employees are directed to wash or sanitize their hands before entering the business premises and before and after every lunch break and recreation break;

(c) all employee workstations and all equipment on the business premises are sanitized before each work shift;

(d) each employee is provided with a headset for the use only by that employee;

(e) temperature checks are conducted on each employee upon the arrival of the employee for work or at the beginning of that employee’s shift;

(f) physical distance markers are placed at least 182.88 centimetres (or 6 feet) apart, so as to manage distancing of persons at entry queues to the business premises;

(g) an isolation area is established for the temporary holding of a person who becomes symptomatic while on the business premises;

(h) every employee wears a mask fitted so as to cover the nose and mouth of that employee, while in the business operation areas of the premises;

(i) the employees coming off a work shift exit the business premises before the employees starting the next work shift enter, or queue to enter, the business premises;

(j) employees with flu-like symptoms or respiratory symptoms are not permitted to go to work or, if already at work, are not permitted to remain at work, and that the Ministry responsible for health and wellness is informed of the employees that have those symptoms;

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(k) immediately on the operator becoming aware that a person at the business premises has tested positive for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19), the business premises are closed and the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness informed of the closure and that the person has tested positive, indicating any information that the operator may have that the person was in contact with another person who tested positive for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19);

(l) where the business is closed pursuant to sub-paragraph (k), the business does not re-open until the premises are sanitized and the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness approves in writing the re-opening;

(m) the name of every employee who fails to comply with the requirements of this paragraph, together with the residential address where that employee can be located and that employee’s telephone number, is reported to the Ministry with responsibility for health and wellness and suspended from work at the business; and

(n) the guidelines set out in the document entitled “Environmental Health Guidelines and Procedures for Global Services Sector (GSS)/ Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Revised Guidance for COVID- 19” issued by the Ministry with responsibility for Health and Wellness, dated May 8, 2020, are complied with.

(6) An operator of a business to which this paragraph applies shall furnish a report daily to the Director-General, specifying whether the operator is in compliance with the provisions of this paragraph.

(7) The Director-General shall forward a copy of each report furnished under sub-paragraph (6) to a Medical Officer (Health), who shall take any appropriate action that may be required.

18.—(1) No funeral service shall be held during the period from January 15, 2021, to January 31, 2021.

(2) During the period from January 15, 2021, to January 31, 2021—

(a) no more than 15 persons at a time shall be permitted at any burial site (no more than 10 of whom shall be persons attending as mourners);

(b) burials may only be conducted between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm;

(c) the time for conducting a burial shall not be longer than 30 minutes; and

Funeral services and burials.

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