DUTY OF HEALTH & SAFETY
The following has been instituted to ensure a safe environment in BLS vehicles for company-owned locations and with our affiliate partners worldwide.
Dr. Ravi Kamepalli MD, FIDSA, CWSP, a Board-Certified Infectious Disease physician and Epidemiologist, is advising BLS on all matters relating to COVID-19 and CDC guidelines for passenger and employee safety.
For further guidance, please visit:
CDC Driver-For-Hire Website
Chauffeurs are Pre-Screened & Decontaminated
Decontamination are being used to disinfect chauffeurs before their shift begins and when it ends. We have implemented a protocol which includes a recommendation to our chauffeurs to get COVID-19 tested every two weeks. In addition, chauffeurs are assessed for the following symptoms prior to beginning their shift and monitored in between rides via survey:
Shortness of Breath
A Clean and Safe Ride
Chauffeurs wear cloth masks and latex gloves
Chauffeurs will have extra face masks and carry hand sanitizer for passenger use. Vehicles will have a Ionizer HEPA Filter device installed. The vehicles ventialtion system will be used to bring in fresh air.
Vehicles are sanitized with disinfectant
Vehicles are sprayed with Electrostatic Devices filled with Vital Oxide. In addition chauffeurs sanitize the vehicle in-between rides. Passenger windows are recommended to be cracked open for ventilation purposes.
Only Travel When Necessary And Take Steps To Physically Distance
Luggage will only be handled upon the passengers request. All items have been removed from the back of the vehicle.
Ride behind the passenger seat or the 3rd row when available. Sprinters and coaches will only be filled to 40%-45% occupancy.
IN-VEHICLE SAFETY DIVIDER
The BLS fleet features In-Vehicle Dividers for occupant health, safety and peace-of-mind.
|Dividers are recommended by the CDC, made of shatterproof polycarbonate and have been designed to not interfere with the safety of the vehicle.|
Health and safety protocol Video