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By order of the Provincial Health Officer, proof of vaccination is now required for indoor organized events with 50 or more people. This includes weddings, parties, and receptions. 

Paul and Hillary are both fully vaccinated and can provide the BC Vaccine Card


The virus that causes COVID-19 spreads in several ways. It can spread in droplets when a person coughs or sneezes. It can also spread if you touch a contaminated surface and then touch your face.

The risk of person-to-person transmission increases the closer you come to other people, the more time you spend near them, and the more people you come near.

The risk of surface transmission increases when many people contact the same surface and when those contacts happen over short periods of time.

Step 1: Assess the risks at your workplace

  • We have involved frontline workers, supervisors, and the joint health and safety committee (or worker health and safety representative, if applicable).

  • We have identified areas where people gather.

  • We have identified job tasks and processes where workers are close to one another or members of the public. 

  • We have identified the tools, machinery, and equipment that workers share while working.

  • We have identified surfaces that people touch often.

Step 2: Implement protocols to reduce the risks

  • We have reviewed industry-specific protocols on to determine whether any are relevant to our industry.

  • We have reviewed orders, guidance, and notices issued by the provincial health officer and relevant to our industry.

  • We have reviewed our health and safety association or other professional and industry associations.

  1. First level protection (elimination): Limit the number of people at the workplace and ensure physical distance whenever possible

    • Paul Cameron Productions is operated by two owners who live in the same house. Both members do all of the office work from home. 

    • Paul (the primary videographer) has been operating as a solo videographer to limit the number of people at the shoot. When at a shoot he always maintains a 2 meter distance from others.

  2. Second level protection (engineering): Barriers and partitions

    • N/A

  3. Third level protection (administrative): Rules and guidelines

    • All inquiries are managed through email or phone/video call. We currently do not meet with clients in person. 

    • Paul has been conducting all video shoots as a solo videographer. He is the only person handling his equipment. Any equipment a client comes in contact with (e.g. microphones) is sanitized after each use. 

  4. Fourth level protection: Using masks (optional measure in addition to other control measures)

    • The videographer wears a mask indoors at all video shoots.

  5.  Implement effective cleaning and hygiene practices

    • The videographer disinfects any equipment that comes in contact with clients.

    • The videographer sanitizes or washes hands before coming in contact with clients and frequently throughout the entirety of the shoot. 

Step 3: Develop policies

Our workplace policies ensure that workers and others showing symptoms of COVID-19 are prohibited from the workplace:

  • Anyone who has had symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 10 days must self-isolate at home.

  • Anyone who has been identified by Public Health as a close contact of someone with COVID-19.

  • Anyone directed by Public Health to self-isolate.

  • Anyone who has arrived from outside of Canada must self-isolate for 14 days and monitor for symptoms. Visitors are prohibited or limited in the workplace.

Our policy addresses workers who may start to feel ill at work. It includes the following:

  • Sick workers should report to first aid, even with mild symptoms.

  • Sick workers should be asked to wash or sanitize their hands, provided with a mask, and isolated. Ask the worker to go straight home. [Consult the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool, or call 811 for further guidance related to testing and self-isolation.]

  • If the worker is severely ill (e.g., difficulty breathing, chest pain), call 911. 

  • Clean and disinfect any surfaces that the ill worker has come into contact with.


Step 4: Develop communication plans and training

  • The two operators of Paul Cameron Productions are both informed of the workplace policies and procedures.

  • Both know the policies for staying home when sick. 


Step 5: Monitor your workplace and update your plans as necessary

  • We have a plan in place to monitor risks.

  • We make changes to our policies and procedures as necessary.

  • When resolving safety issues, all staff are involved.

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