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Free templates to help your business during the COVID-19 crisis

Download our customizable templates to easily put policies in place that keep your employees, clients and business safe. Our templates include:
 

1. Vaccination policy: Vaccination is a complex and controversial issue. Our template policy, created by law firm Sherrard Kuzz, will help define your expectations when it comes to keeping the workplace safe. CFIB members can download the policy template from our Resource Library.
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2. Recall Letter: Use this template to call your employees back to work while informing them of your safety measures against COVID-19. Follow the accompanying recommandations, then personnalize the document to help workers come back to work with the assurance that their health and safety are your number 1 priority.
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3. "We are open" Poster: Let new and old customers know that your business is open again with our Open for Business poster. Use it to reassure customers that their health and safety are your #1 priority, explain what you are doing to keep your business safe, advertise new hours and more. Customize it to your needs and convey important information clearly and quickly.
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4. Notice to visitors (business closure): If the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing you to temporarily close your business, you may need a sign to communicate this information to your customers, letting them know when you aim to reopen and how you can be reached in the meantime.
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5. Notice to visitors: If you welcome visitors in your business, you might want to remind them to follow the safety measures you’ve put in place. This sign can help you communicate your expectations clearly and stop unsafe behaviour at the door.
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6. Emergency preparedness: Emergencies can happen at any time. Our five-step checklist will help you identify risks to your business and make an emergency plan to deal with them—including the coronavirus pandemic.
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7. Sick policy: Having an attendance or sick policy is a best practice at any time. It lets your employees know their rights regarding time off for sickness, reducing confusion and frustration.
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8. “Masks Required” Poster: if your business has chosen to require staff and customers to wear a mask, use this sign to alert visitors to your business of this policy.
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9. “Masks Preferred” Poster: this sign can be used to encourage mask usage in your business, without making it a requirement of entry.
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10. “Masks Required in compliance with public health order” Poster if there is a mask mandate in place, use this poster to help communicate the local requirements to all visitors to your business.
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11. Telecommuting policy: COVID-19 has forced many businesses to switch to remote working very quickly. With this transition come new challenges for you and your employees. Use this template to provide guidelines for your employees, outline your expectations and address health & safety requirements.
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12. Maximum Capacity Poster: Keep your business safe and compliant by making sure everyone knows your capacity has been reduced. Post this sign to tell consumers and staff the maximum number of people permitted in your business at a time.
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Everything you need to know to keep your business safe

With the emergence of COVID-19, our primary concern at CFIB is keeping you, your employees and your business safe. We will provide you with expert advice to guide you through this difficult time. Visit our help centre for independent businesses to learn more.