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Policies and for client and staff safety
Office Policies for Client and Staff Safety
– Please call ahead. We are limiting the number of people who attend at the office at this time. Our door will be locked until further notice (both Smiths Falls & Carleton Place location).
– If you are sick, we will not permit you to enter the office. We will make other arrangements to assist you.
– You will be required to wear a mask in the office at all times. We have disposable face masks available.
– We are implementing daily cleaning and disinfecting of high-touch surfaces and equipment including:
– Disinfecting the reception desk after each visitor leaves the office.
– After each client, courier or other visitor leaves we disinfecting the meeting room.
– The Credit/Debit machine is disinfected after each use.
– Each client who enters the office will be required to use hand sanitizer.
– If it is possible and reasonable to conduct a meeting by phone or video conference, we will be arranging to do so.
– Documents will be sent by mail rather than being left for pick-up wherever possible. If you are picking up documents, please call ahead to make arrangements.
– In line with public health guidelines, we are implementing the following added precautions to mitigate the risk of infection:
– Practice social distancing and proper hygiene when interacting with clients, including:
– Social distance for in-person interaction (2m physical distancing between worker and client)
– Advice employees to follow public health guidelines to minimize non-essential travel outside of the home, to self-isolate and not report into work for 14 days of returning from foreign travel, and to stay home and self-isolate if they are feeling ill.
– We have installed plexiglass screens at our reception area (at both locations).
Howard Kelford & DuBois LLP
Smiths Falls Office
2 Main St E, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 1A2
Carleton Place Office
145 Hooper Street, Unit 1, Carleton Place, ON K7C 0A9