The Contractor and/or Consultant along with their subcontractors and subconsultants, hereafter referred to as “Contractor” shall follow these Protocols as a condition of being permitted on District property.

The dually executed Agreement for the Contractor’s Services shall be the governing document and this Protocol document is intended to be supplementary. The Contractor acknowledges that when it relates to COVID-19, the Contractor shall adjust business operations to comply with COVID-19 specific safety guidelines prescribed by federal, state, and local governmental agencies, including the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA) and Cal/OSHA. The Contractor further acknowledges that all safety guidelines prescribed and updated by federal, state, and local governmental agencies, including the CDPH, OCHCA, CDC, and Cal/OSHA shall be followed at all times and that this Protocols document should be treated as additional, providing the District with the greatest levels of protection. Failure to comply with any of the Protocols identified herein, may subject the Contractor’s employee(s) to immediate removal from the District’s premises.

As a requirement to perform Services on campus, the Contractor agrees that its employees shall adhere to the following:

  1. Contractor shall train employees on how to limit the spread of COVID-19 pursuant to the symptoms as identified by the CDC and Cal/OSHA, including but not limited to the following:

    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  2. Implement control measures

    • Contractor shall provide an adequate supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face masks/coverings to all of its employees to wear at all times while indoors on District property.
    • Direct all employees to:
      • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
      • Use hand sanitizer/wipes when soap and water are not available (Contractor shall supply and make available hand sanitizer/wipes)
      • Cover cough or sneeze
  3. Implement cleaning and disinfecting protocols

    • Contractor shall ensure that adequate cleaning and disinfecting supplies are available at every job site on District premises.
    • Contractor shall ensure that any and all equipment, objects, and surfaces are cleaned and disinfected after each use.
  4. Implement physical distancing guidelines

    • Maintain physical distance between all individuals while on District property, in accordance with CDC and Cal/OSHA guidelines.

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