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covid 19 Procedure

  • Hand washing policy
  • Washing your hands regularly with soap followed by thorough drying is the single most important action we can take, this must be followed:

      1. Upon entry
      2. In the instance you touch any body parts listed below
      3. Before packaging, order picking, delivering
      4. Before and after eating and drinking
      5. Before and after using the bathroom
      6. Before you leave
      7. Anywhere else detailed in this document

    • No touching of your face, head, hair, eyes or any other body parts during shift. If you need to do so, gloves are to be disposed of, hands washed immediately, followed by with fresh glove application. 
    • When putting on fresh gloves ensure you have washed or sanitised hands immediately prior and only touch the cuff of your glove with bare hands. 
    • When taking gloves off do so without touching the exterior of the glove with your bare skin.
    • Ensure hand washing with soap for at least 20 seconds followed by thorough drying in every instance
    • Please see recommended links at the bottom.

  • Upon arrival to shift:
    • Hand washing
    • Phone sanitizer with alcohol and blue roll
    • Cellarman to complete key contact surface disinfection checklists: 
    1. Kitchen
    2. Lab
    3. Office & General

  • Packaging:
    • Hand washing followed by thorough drying is essential:
    • Noting all points aforementioned above
    • Immediately prior to packing run, followed by fresh nitrile gloves
    • Immediately following any breaks, followed by fresh nitrile gloves
    • At the end of the packaging run
    • This applies to all areas of packaging line

    Packaging contd:

    Disinfection areas, both prior to and after packaging:

    • Using diluted bleach solution, prepared fresh daily - process outlined below.
    • Pack out area & bench
    • Can loading area
    • Door handles on line
    • Packing HMI & labeller HMI & services (using 70% isopropyl alcohol)

  • Surface disinfectant preparation:
    • Ensure the bottle is clearly labelled and dated, fresh solution is to be prepared daily and discarded EOD as it degrades rapidly
    • Ensure to wear chemical gloves/glasses.
    • Thoroughly spray down the area with solution and allow 1 minute contact time. 
    • Using disposable gloves & wipe down the area with fresh blue roll. Dispose of blue role immediately.
    • 70% Alcohol is also a highly effective surface disinfectant, no need to rinse or wipe.
    • Further details on chemical material compatibility to follow soon.

    Surface cleaning - 1 minute contact time

    Current methods deemed most effective vs hCov^

    Chemical

    Dilution

    Notes

    Bleach 30ml


    AI* = NaClO 1500ppm

    Water 560ml

    • Zenith bottle only
    • Label bottle with date + ‘’Bleach’’
    • Refresh daily

    Hypoquest 16ml


    AI* = NaClO 1500ppm & NaOH

    Water 480ml

    • Refresh daily
    • Label bottle with date

    Isopropylene 225ml



     AI* = C3H8O

    Water 525ml (top up to top ring on regular bottles)

    • Regular brewhouse bottles
    • No need to refresh
    • Currently reserved for brewhouse ops & home delivery car disinfection

    Other options only if chems above run low ‘’likely effectiveness on some strains hCov^’’:

    Chemical

    Dilution

    Notes

    Zenith 4X 20ml (purple stuff)

    Water 480ml

    • Wipe with blue roll

    PAA 50ml


    AI*= H2O2

    Water 450ml (PAA 1% dilution)

    • Potentially non rinse depending on surface material

    Any brand household disinfectant spray

    • See Sam, can check active ingredient concentrations

    *AI - hCov relevant active ingredient

    ^ -  see references/further resources at base of document


    1. Order picking:
    • Prior to picking: Hand washing and thorough drying, immediately followed by fresh nitrile gloves. 
    • After picking: Hand washing and thorough drying, immediately followed by fresh nitrile gloves.
    • Area to be included on daily surface disinfectant checklist.

    1. Home delivery - vehicle disinfecting & van loading:
    • Vehicle key contact point disinfection to be completed at start & end of shift.
    • Whilst we cannot perform disinfection on the whole vehicle interior, we can focus our efforts on key contact surfaces and strict hygiene protocol around driving and delivering.

    Ensure to read the follow two docs:

    1 Required reading: PPE guidance

    https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/COVID-19-guidance-wearing-and-removing-personal-protective-equipment-healthcare-settings-updated.pdf

    2 Required reading: Delivering items to someone that is suspected infected

    https://wiki.queercare.network/index.php?title=Delivering_items_to_someone_who_is_(potentially)_infected_protocol


    Flow chart - Loading:
    Hand washing upon arrival + fresh gloves > Vehicle disinfect key contact surfaces > Hand washing + fresh gloves > Driving


    Vehicle disinfecting & van loading 

    Step by step:

    1. Wash hands thoroughly upon entry to the brewery immediately followed by fresh nitrile gloves.
    2. Disinfection of vehicle key contact points to be completed at start & end of shift Using alcohol 70% spray down the following areas and allow 1 minute contact time for disinfection:
    • Steering wheel
    • Gear stick
    • Door
    • Boot handles
    • Key
    • Signal switches
    • Radio
    • Door knocking ‘tool’
    • Mobile phone and apply disposable nitrile phone cover
    1. Wash hands thoroughly immediately followed by fresh nitrile gloves and proceed to the destination.








    1. Driving & delivery:

    Overview:

    Unfortunately, given the current situation, we need to consider ourselves and customers as potential carriers. By acting as such we can aim to minimise contamination both to and from the customer by sticking to the following protocols and minimise risk all round. 


    Flow chart - Delivery:

    Driving > Arrive + call customer > Remove gloves > Hand sanitiser > Fresh gloves > Delivery > 2mtr Distance > Remove gloves > Hand sanitiser > Fresh gloves for driving


    1. Call the customer to inform them delivery has arrived & inform them that we’re making a contactless delivery.
    2. In the event of no answer prepare to use contact tool 
    3. Remove driving gloves and place in disposal container 
    4. Hand sanitiser application with 1 minute contact time
    5. Fresh glove application
    6. Home delivery:
    • Ask the recipient to back away from the door at least two meters, deliver the case either outside the building (if ok with customer) or immediately inside the doorway. 
    • Do not step through the door.
    • Back away two meters, and let them get the items by picking up the bag remaining at a distance of two meters. Don’t hand off items in person. 
    1. Santise contact tool and store
    2. Remove gloves and dispose in the disposal container 
    3. Hand sanitiser application with 1 minute contact time
    4. Fresh gloves application
    5. Continue on to next destination
    6. Wash your hands with hand sanitiser for more than 20 seconds if possible

    1. End of delivery shift:
    1. Glove disposal, these should be considered contaminated and disposed of immediately.
    2. Hand washing, 20 seconds, followed by thorough drying and fresh gloves.
    3. Disinfection of key vehicle contact points:
    • Steering wheel
    • Gear stick
    • Door
    • Boot handles
    • Key
    • Signal switches
    • Radio
    • Door contact tool
    • Mobile phone
    • Disinfect phone with isopropyl alcohol 70%
    1. Hand washing, 20 seconds followed by thorough drying
    2. Hand sanitiser application with 1 minute contact time
    3. Have a beer to celebrate, unless you’re driving, then have two beers at home. 



    Links & recommended reading: 

    1 Required reading: PPE guidance for gloves

    https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/COVID-19-guidance-wearing-and-removing-personal-protective-equipment-healthcare-settings-updated.pdf

    2 Required reading: Delivering items to someone that is suspected infected

    https://wiki.queercare.network/index.php?title=Delivering_items_to_someone_who_is_(potentially)_infected_protocol

    Desired concentration of chlorine solution is 1000ppm (0.1% sod hyp) for surface disinfection

    WHO use of disinfectants 

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK214356/

    Paper on coronavirus disinfection https://www.journalofhospitalinfection.com/article/S0195-6701(20)30046-3/fulltext

    *Typical % sodium hypochlorite in bleach 3-8% - use 3% if product conc. Is unknown.

    https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=Pbr2HJ1X_DkC&redir_esc=y

    Sodium hypchlorite calculator

    https://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/health-topics/environmental-occupational-health/water-quality/chlorine-dilution-calculator

    uk gov prevention and control

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-infection-prevention-and-control

    uk gov guidance for employers

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19#preventing-spread-of-infection