COVID-19 UPDATE: How Our Company is Keeping Employees and Customers Safe and Work Continuing – March 26, 2020 


covid19_2000x1333In these unprecedented times dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak, we are committed to continuing providing the exceptional service and quality of work our customers expect, while also keeping our customers and employees safe and healthy. We ask for patience and compassion at this time as additional health and safety measures have been put in place that may change how we approach work, and has reduced our staffing available.

Our commitment to our clients, colleagues, and communities
For our team at MG Electrical/Mechanical Services Ltd, the well-being and safety of our clients, colleagues, and communities are our top priority. Just like you, we are monitoring new developments regarding COVID-19 closely and implementing new policies and procedure as we get new information.

All staff have been asked to complete the Shared Health Manitoba COVID-19 Screening Tool. Any changes to any answers and a new screening must be completed and submitted for review.

When to stay home and self-isolate

MG Services is limiting in-person meetings. Any meetings that must happen will need to be done in a clean and disinfected space that can accommodate seating 6 feet apart, with limited attendees. If any of the following circumstances apply to you, please call ahead to reschedule your appointment – we can accommodate phone or video conference instead.

  • you have a fever, cough, or difficulty breathing
  • you have traveled outside of Canada OR outside of the province within the past 14 days
  • you have interacted with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

We have asked our MG Services staff who meet the above criteria to not come into the office or their job sites and to follow the directions of local public health authorities.

A safe environment
As a part of our regular focus, we follow best practices to ensure that our office and job sites are a clean and safe environment for all. Regular cleaning, additional review of hand-washing procedures, and use of soap/hand sanitizer is continuing. We are ensuring work being done is completed while 6 feet apart for coworkers or other workers on site. We are limiting in-person meetings and walk-throughs. Tools, equipment, dishes, are asked to not be shared, or require disinfecting between each person’s use if sharing must happen. Our approach has been informed by the guidance of governmental agencies and public health officials.

The Construction Safety Association of Manitoba (CSAM) has released some excellent resources for the construction industry, which we have sent to all staff for review and are following the procedures from the dates of release.

COVID-19-Resource and the Construction Industry

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