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Phase 2 Professional Services COVID-19 Requirements

Phase 2: The professional services establishments must adopt a written procedure for professional services activity that is at least as strict as the Phase 2 safety requirements below. Covered Facilities A professional service provider is defined as an office-based occupation that typically serves a client base. This includes but is not limited to: accountants, architects, attorneys, engineers, financial advisors, information technologists, insurance agents, tax preparers, and other professional service occupations. These employer- owners may contract with employee-service providers to provide these professional services. These professional service providers must be able to comply with the following guidelines before operating. Safety [...]

May 14th, 2020|

Phase 2 Personal Services COVID-19 Requirements

Phase 2: The personal services establishments must adopt a written procedure for personal services activity that is at least as strict as the Phase 2 safety requirements below. Covered Facilities Personal service providers covered in these operational guidelines including Cosmetologists, Hairstylists, Barbers, Estheticians, Master Estheticians, Manicurists, Nail Salon Workers, Electrologists, Permanent Makeup Artists, Tattoo Artists, Cosmetology Schools and Esthetics Schools. These employer-owners may contract with employee- service providers to provide these personal services. These personal service providers must be able to comply with the following guidelines before re-opening. Safety and Health Requirements All personal service businesses have a general [...]

May 14th, 2020|

Phase 2 Limited In-Store Retail Operations COVID-19 Requirements

Phase II: The retail establishment must adopt a written procedure for in-store retail activity that is at least as strict as the Phase 2 safety requirements below. Requirements Specific to In-Store Retail Operations Arrange contactless pay options, pickup, and/or delivery of goods wherever possible. Customer Traffic Management Guest occupancy must be 30% of maximum building occupancy or lower as determined by the fire code. This limit does not include employees in the calculation. Place distance markers outside of the facility in order to maintain six-foot physical distancing requirements for customers waiting to enter. Assign employees to assist and monitor customers waiting to [...]

May 14th, 2020|

Phase 2 Restaurant/Tavern Reopening COVID-19 Requirements

Phase 2: The restaurant/tavern must adopt a written procedure for dine-in service that is at least as strict as the Phase 2 procedure below and complies with all safety and health requirements. Procedure for dine-in service: Restaurant/tavern must ensure strict adherence to all measures established by the Governor’s guidance, the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) Coronavirus (COVID-19) Prevention: General Requirements and Prevention Ideas for Workplaces, and the Washington State Department of Health Workplace and Employer Resources & Recommendations (DOH). All businesses are strongly encouraged to require their customers to use cloth face coverings when interacting with their staff. 1. [...]

May 12th, 2020|

Phase 1 Curbside Retail COVID-19 Requirements

For the purposes of this document, this does not include requirements for in-store retail activity. In- store retail activity is not authorized under these Phase 1 requirements. Safety and Health Requirements All curbside retail establishments have a general obligation to keep a safe and healthy facility in accordance with state and federal law, and comply with the following COVID-19 worksite-specific safety practices, as outlined in Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Proclamation 20-25, and in accordance with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries General Requirements and Prevention Ideas for Workplaces and the Washington State Department of [...]

May 11th, 2020|