b'SAFETYMATTERSThe following areas are covered in theand masks. disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, PVA guidelines and should be imple- Employees considered vulnerableand those whose immune system is mented by vessel and facility operatorsindividuals should wear face coveringscompromised such as by chemother-as appropriate based on state and localwhen at work. Vulnerable individu- apy for cancer and other conditions guidelines: als are: requiring such therapy.Monitoring Employee Health -Older individuals (65 and older) Cleaning and Disinfecting - Develop health screening proceduresIndividuals with serious underly- Implement a stringent vessel sanita-for employees, including overnighting health conditions, includingtion and disinfection regime. Particular crew to identify symptoms of, andhigh blood pressure, chronic lungattention should be paid to high-touch exposure to, a respiratory illness. Implement continuous employee self-monitoring protocols for symptoms and temperature measurement to identify when employees are starting to exhibit symptoms. Develop procedures to report and manage ill personnel, including crew members and passen-gers.Healthy Hygiene Practices - To reduce spread of respiratory infec-tions including COVID-19, implement policies for personal hygiene (hand washing), use of face coverings and disposable gloves, and disinfecting fre-quently touched objects and surfaces. Social Distancing - Domesticpassenger vessels come in all shapesHybrid & Zero Emission Solutionsand sizes, and it may be challenging toABB is making sustainable solutions a realityimplement social distancing protocols.for ferries accross Americas.Learn more at:At this time, recommended spacingnew.abb.com/marinebetween people is six (6) feet even with face covering requirements in place. Other modes of transportation (rail, bus, subway, etc.) share the same challenges, and in some cases State Executive Orders have stated maintain-ing social distancing across all modes of transportation may not be possible. Most PVA operators have imple-mented No Mask, No Ride policies for passengers.When considering reductions in passenger capacity to help manage social distancing remember that families and those that traveled together to get to a vessel do not need to be separated from each other. For dinner vessel operators, tables need to be separated not the seats.Personal Protective Equipment - Employees should be trained and have access to appropriate personal protec-tive equipment (PPE) as needed. PPE includes but is not limited to disposable gloves, eye and face protection, gowns, MAY 2020FOGHORN 33'