DUTY OF HEALTH & SAFETY
(Updated August 2021)
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.
Chauffeurs are Covid-19 Rapid Tested And Prescreened
When requested, chauffeurs can be Covid-19 rapid tested (FDA Emergency Use Authorized) prior to a pickup for ultimate peace-of-mind. Rapid testing is available in the New York Tri-State, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Las Vegas, London, Manchester, Chicago, Vancouver, Toronto, Detroit, San Francisco, San Diego, Miami, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Nashville, and Boston. A $65.00 fee will apply per rapid test. Rapid testing is available in other cities not listed for an additional fee. All 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 continue to wear face masks
Chauffeurs will have extra face masks and carry hand sanitizer for passenger use. Vehicles have Ionizer HEPA Filter device installed to clean in-cabin air. In addition, 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 before every shift and chauffeurs sanitize the vehicle in-between rides. Passenger windows are recommended to be cracked open for ventilation purposes.
Physical Distancing Protocols
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 50% 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.|
*In the event of a positive Covid-19 test result from a BLS employee, affiliate or passenger, a complete contact tracing protocol will be implemented.
Health and safety protocol Video
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