Social Distancing Plan

Businesses must implement all applicable measures listed below, and be prepared to explain why any measure that is not implemented is inapplicable to the business.

Signages and Posters

Provide signages at designated entrance points to inform people that they should: avoid entering the facility if they have a cough or fever; maintain a minimum 6-feet distance from one another; and not shake hands or engage in any unnecessary physical contact.

Post a copy of the Social Distancing Protocol at the designated entrance points

Display posters within the facility promoting proper hand washing

Send digital versions of the posters via e-mail

Measures to Keep People at Least 6-ft Apart

Place tape or other markings at least six feet apart in customer line areas inside the store and on
sidewalks at public entrances with signs directing customers to use the markings to maintain distance

Separate order areas from delivery areas to prevent customers from gathering

Instruct employees to maintain at least six feet distance from customers and from
each other, except employees may momentarily come closer when necessary to accept payment,
deliver goods or services, or as otherwise necessary

Describe other measures:

Measures to Protect Employee Health

Everyone who can carry out their work duties from home has been directed to do so

Reconsider non-essential business travel

All employees have been told not to come to work if sick

Symptom checks are being conducted before employees may enter the work space

All desks or individual work stations have been re-adjusted to be at least six feet apart

Promote regular teleworking (video conferencing) across your organisation

Consider mental health and social consequences of social distancing within the workplace or in the
community and offer information and support

Plan for increased levels of staff absences

Copies of this plan have been sent to employees

Measures to Improve Sanitation

Hand sanitizer, soap and water, or effective disinfectant is available to the public at or near the entrance of the facility, and anywhere else inside the facility or immediately outside where people have direct interactions

Disinfecting all high-contact surfaces frequently

Describe other measures

Contact Person

You may contact the following person with any questions or comments about this plan.


Contact Number

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.