Communicable Disease Prevention Plan
All Body Laser Corp
Health and Safety Policies
All Body laser owner, staff, and directors of education understand the risk of communicable disease prevention. We work closely with officials in the health and disease control area. We have access to our local Health Officers in the Health Authorities office. They keep us updated and aware of any changes in the health and disease control guidelines and protocols.
The owner Hamouda Louati and Director of education monitor daily with Ministry of Advanced Education, PTIB requirements, Fraser Health and BCCDC. We update, implement any changes needed in the disease control measures and policies immediately. We update and discuss with the staff, students, and customers any changes. We implement the new information into information binders, booklets, handouts, and signage if needed.
We have implemented measures, practices, and policies to reduce the risk of communicable diseases.
Anyone that enters All Body Laser sick will immediately be asked to go home and not return till symptoms disappear. A staff member or students will go immediately home when sick, there is a zero-tolerance policy.
- As per the provincial health officer and the BCCDC, we have implemented the following guidance around self-isolation.
- Anyone who has had symptoms of a cold or COVID-19 in the last 10 days must self-isolate at home; symptoms include fever, chills, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, and new muscle aches or
- Anyone under the direction of the provincial health officer to self-isolate must follow those instructions
- Anyone who has arrived from outside of Canada, or who is a contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, to self-isolate for 14 days and monitor for symptoms
- No one will be allowed in the facility at any time sick, during this time they need to get a Covid -19 The person will only re-enter our facility once we have received the results to be negative. If someone were to start feeling ill at work/school, they notify their instructor, Hamouda Louati or Marina Bosnjak, and immediately arrange for a ride home if needed and then go get a Covid- 19 test.
- During their self-isolation if they feel better and if the staff member/ student want they may work from home on certain work assignments if there are any and permitted by instructor, Hamouda Louati or Marina
Communication Plans and Training
All in reference to BCCDC, WORKSAFEBC, PHO guidelines and policies.
- Our number one priority for staff, students, and customers is health . Safety of staff on their first day of work will read the All Body laser Communicable disease plan related to Health and Safety / Sanitation at our facility.
- Students prior to arriving on their first day of the class have been emailed the communicable disease plan related to Health and Sanitation at our facility . They have access to the binder in their classes with these guidelines and policies for disease control and sanitation.
- We have a binder available to everyone located in the reception area so they may review these implemented policies and guidelines. We update any changes immediately in the binder and Hamouda Louati or Director of Education communicates it to staff and students once the changes are implemented.
- Signage is posted on walls, doors which includes occupancy limits and effective handwashing practices. Signage is also posted at the main entrance indicating who is restricted from entering the facility. This would include visitors, students, and workers with any cold or Covid -19 symptoms.
- All Instructors have been trained and monitor students, assistant clinical workers, and customers to ensure policies and procedures are being followed.
- Hamouda Louati and Marina Bosnjak keep daily checks for updates or changes with Fraser Health and BCCDC. We have direct access to Fraser Health Officers in Fraser Health department.
Institution’ protocols to notify local and provincial public health authorities of any compliance issues within the 14-day mandatory quarantine period.
If there are any changes or concerns with disease control measures from Fraser Health Authorities/ BCCDC we immediately meet with staff to update any changes needed to be at the highest preventative level. The owner and Director do daily checks touring around the facility for safety, sanitation, and health protocols to be followed. Binders with signatures and times of staff doing sanitation at least 4 times a day are checked daily. Instructors and their assistants are well trained and updated with all communicable disease control, they keep an eye on their students for excellent sanitation practices and monitor student’s health daily. Fraser Health Inspectors with the owners have explained and taught staff what is expected for proper disease control sanitation. Any sign of a sick student they are immediately sent home. Sanitation is part of the student’s training as we are in the medical field and sanitation is practiced on all our tools, tables, beds, hands, etc for every customer.
- Anyone that comes to All Body Laser sick will immediately be asked to go home and not return till symptoms disappear. A staff member or students will not stay around the facility when sick, there is a zero-tolerance policy. All Body Laser Administrator will call the Port Moody office health unit for health authorities to do the Covid – 19 contact tracing.
Anyone who has had symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 10 days must self-isolate at home; symptoms include fever, chills, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath, sore throat and new muscle aches or headache.
Anyone who has arrived from outside of Canada, or who is a contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, to self-isolate for 14 days and monitor for symptoms. No one will be allowed in the facility at any time sick.
If someone were to start feeling ill at work / school, staff member please notify Marina Bosnjak, and immediately arrange for a ride home. During your self- isolation if you feel better and if the staff member wants they may work from home on certain work assignments if there are any and permitted by Marina Bosnjak.
- Carefully review IRCC – How to quarantine (self-isolate) at home when you may have been exposed to COVID-19 and have no symptomsto understand how to successfully complete your quarantine.
- It is important to understand that failure to comply with the federal Quarantine Act could result in serious punishments including a maximum fine of $1,000,000 and up to 3 years in prison.
A staff member from the ABL will be your point of contact and will check in on you and provide support throughout your 14-day quarantine.
- You can expect to receive an email from them by the time you arrive in Canada.
- Please make sure to read this important message and to reply as soon as possible to let them know that you have arrived safely.
- You must notify at any time to your point of contact immediately if during your quarantine you have any:
- Difficulty accessing food or other necessary items.
- Possible symptoms of COVID-19
- Questions about BMC, resources for students, or the local area.
- If it is determined that you do not remain in quarantine for 14 days, ABL will contact the provincial health authority and you will be subject to the penalties for not complying with the Quarantine Act.
Under no circumstances ABL will immediately contact and notify local and provincial health authorities of any compliance issues that we may come across within the 14-day mandatory quarantine period.
It is the responsibility of the administration and board of directors to ensure we report immediately via this link https://www.worksafebc.com/en/claims/report-workplace-injury-illness
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/contact-tracing-nonhealthcare-workplaces.html and follow all steps and directions provided to us.
Our Administrator Michele Pignatari consistently communicates with students to monitor progress and report updates to the board of directors in case of any compliance Michelle is well versatile to notify local and provincial public health authorities.
PPE and products AVAILABLE and PROVIDED
- Disposable medical masks
- Plastic face shields reusable
- Disposable gloves
- Hand sanitizer
- Alcohol 70% and 99%
- Chlorine Disinfectant solution
- Cavi wipes
- Hand soap
- Disposable paper towels
Daily Safety – Sanitation Practices
As per BCCDC, WORSAFE BC, PHO and PSE guidelines
|Daily Practices – Safety – Sanitation- for Personal and Facility||Freq/day|
|Wash hands when you enter facility and before and after each service performed||several|
|Wash hands before leaving washroom, before and after breaks, or if leaving
facility once coming back Several times a day
|Sanitation of whole facility during the day, assigned staff members to
sanitize beds, chairs, tables, door handles, light switches, reception
areas, furniture, and high traffic areas. Staff wear disposable gloves,
masks during sanitation / cleaning procedures. They are disposed properly
in a waste basket after every use.
|Usual sanitation of all tools, materials, as per BCCDC guidelines and
Fraser Health inspector Lysol wipes, Cavi -wipes, Bleach solution 500 to
1000ppm, alcohol 70 and 90%
|Air out facility daily, excellent ventilation commercial grade high level
|If any student or staff member become sick while at the facility they will
be asked to leave immediately and go get a Covid 19- test.
|Staff member or student that is sick will be asked to stay home until
symptoms are completely gone and until we receive a negative Covid- 19
|Staff or student will be asked to self- isolate for 14 days if coming back
from an International destination or 5 days after we receive a negative
|Staff or student that was exposed to a covid-19 infected person will be
asked to self- isolate for 14 days before coming back to our facility and
until we receive a negative Covid test. They are told to contact their
health unit for contact tracing.
|Controlled amount of individuals per room. ( refer to signs in facility)||Daily|
|Social distancing will be respected, when not able to distance the
mandatory mask, face shield, gloves will be used by individuals performing
treatments. When not performing treatments masks are asked to be worn when
not social distancing.
Steps to Follow Upon Entry Into Establishment
- Put a face mask on
- Touchless forehead thermometer is administered
- Go wash hands
- Sanitize hands
- Go over Covid- 19 health watch checklist
- Put face shield on (mandatory when performing procedures on models)
- Put disposable gloves on when working on models (mandatory)
To finish off we have direct contact with Fraser Health Officer in Port Moody which is always there to answer any questions we have. We have been very diligent, we never have had any issues or Covid- 19 outbreaks. We recommend our students and staff to get vaccinated against Covid -19 as per Government recommendations.
Our institution’s plan for robust case management in the event of an outbreak is find below:
- As soon as the Institution becomes aware of 3 or more positive Covid-19 cases within our premise the board of Directors immediately will take initiatives of the following steps:
- All students will be sent home and require to get a covid-19 test including Staff members;
School will be shut down for a minimum of a week to prevent further illness;
- Notify immediately Fraser health and seek guidance
- Have our special sanitizing company to disinfect the entire facility;
14 days quarantine plan for students with positive cases & not to come back to the school without covid test results after Quarantining and as directed by Fraser health case management;
- Inform all students with the protocol and inquire covid-19 test results as soon as they become available including recommendations of the vaccine
- Classes will resume only with proof of negative covid-19 test results from every student and employee.
It is essential that all international students review and agree to follow the link https://www.allbodylaser.com/communicable-disease-prevention-plan/
ABL follows all Covid -19 requirements issued by the B.C Center for Disease Control (BCCDC) and the provincial Health Authority .
In the event of a robust outbreak of covid-19 , the institution will follow all directives as issued here: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/health-professionals/interim-guidance-cases-contacts.html
As a Government school, we strive to keep our education and facility at its highest standards.
Standard of Education, Health, and Disease control!
Why Choose All Body Laser Corp?
- We Are The Pioneers Of Cosmetic Medical Laser Training in Canada
- We Offer Job Opportunity Placement Assistance To All Our Graduates
- We Are The Most Recognized Training Institute In North America
- Private Tutoring is Available - Fees May Apply
- All our Programs are Approved and Designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.
- Recognized by the Private Training Instituion Branch PTIB