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Instructions — Mandatory Isolation

Summary of Instructions

When an employee, visitor or subcontractor meets one of the following conditions, access to Canam sites is prohibited:

  • They have travelled out of the country or been on a commercial flight within the last 14 days*
  • They have a combination of symptoms related to COVID-19:
    • Fever
    • Dry cough
    • Breathing difficulties
    • Loss of smell
  • They are awaiting results from a COVID-19 test.
  • They have had contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19

An employee who meets these conditions must:

  • Place themselves in mandatory isolation for a period of 14 days 
  • Monitor their health for the next 14 days
  • If symptoms occur (combination of fever, dry cough, respiratory problems, loss of smell): 
    • Report immediately to your Human Resources Manager
    • Consult a health care practitioner immediately

* Truckers who are symptom-free and delivering goods from abroad do not have to be placed in temporary isolation.


Reminder: mandatory isolation pay

  • In case of mandatory isolation requested by Canam Group or quarantine requested by the competent authorities :
    • The employee will be paid either by an applicable wage loss replacement plan or by Canam.
    • In the event of the appearance of symptoms related to the COVID-19, the employee could be paid by Canam Group’s group insurance since they would be considered to have a short-term disability.