Covid-19 & Your Safety
The health and safety of you and our team are our priority during this challenging time. To help you get the cycling gear that you want to stay active, we're offering curbside pickup. Order online, select "Curbside Pickup" at checkout, and we'll bring your purchase out to you when you arrive.
To help you get the cycling gear that you want to stay active, we're offering home delivery for all bikes and equipment. Call us to arrange home delivery and we’ll bring your purchase to you (some fees may apply).
On top of all the measures to keep you safe, we have also implemented a Covid-19 Health & Safety plan for our employees. Since bicycle services are considered essential during this crisis, we want to make sure all our employees stay safe. Our comprehensive plan is used to check every employee before they start work. This includes a wellness check-in, digital thermometer temperature reading, and a safety review for the day.
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Our COVID-19 Policy
To proactively prepare Archer’s Bikes and our employees to address our COVID-19 crisis, we reviewed the guidance provided by the CDC and their recommendations. The health and well-being of our customers and employees are at the highest importance.
The following guidance has been developed to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 and outlines appropriate actions to take if/when potential COVID-19 symptoms and suspected or confirmed positive cases are present in the workplace. This outline will be continually updated as circumstances change.
- Non-essential personnel (salesmen, visitors, etc.) are not allowed inside the store.
- Archer’s Bikes should ensure their personnel perform self COVID-19 screening before arriving to The Shop. Screening should consist of checking for (fever, chills, active cough, shortness of breath, etc.).
- Archer’s Bikes personnel should stay home if they don’t feel good (fever, chills, active cough, shortness of breath, etc.).
- If an employee has a family member that exhibits illness or has encountered someone the has contracted COVID-19, they should stay home and not report to work until cleared by a health professional.
- Every employee will check their temperature before entering the building or leaving their home. If temperature is elevated, per CDC guidelines, employee shall self-isolate and not return to work until determined safe by a health professional.
- Utilize only the necessary number of personnel to complete work in a safe and environmentally sound manner.
- Where possible, ensure social distancing during customer exchanges, orientations, meetings, breaks and meals.
- Encourage personnel to not touch their face, and to cover their cough with their arm/elbow or a tissue.
- Encourage personnel to wash their hands frequently for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer. If using hand sanitizer allow to dry before continuing work.
- Clean and disinfect regularly communal objects (chairs, hand tools, tables, work surfaces, laptops, computers, pens, clip boards, door handles, etc.).
Archer’s Bikes Onsite Screening
Archer’s Bikes Supervisors shall utilize the following screening questions.
- In the past 14 days, have you traveled to countries identified by the CDC for travel guidance? (Y/N)
- In the past 14 days, have you been to one of the areas listed in a state or local order as requiring heightened travel or quarantine restrictions? (Y/N)
(As of March 26, 2020, these areas include the States of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and the City of New Orleans.)
- Have you been in close contact with anyone (within 6ft) that has tested positive for COVID-19? (Y/N)
- Do you or have you had a fever >100.4°F? (Y/N)
- Do you or have you had other COVID-19 symptoms (chills, active cough, shortness of breath, etc.)? (Y/N)
- If the response to ANY of the above screening questions is “YES,” report the situation to Archer’s Bikes and do not enter the shop until clear.
Symptomatic COVID-19 Response
- Deny Personnel access to the shop, remove personnel from site, and/or isolate the person from other personnel immediately.
- Ask personnel to contact their medical provider for additional screening.
- If personnel are an Archer’s Bikes colleague and is instructed to be tested and/or isolate, colleague shall contact their supervisor and report on status.
- If worker or representative is a contractor, supplier or other non-employee, the individual will immediately notify his/her supervisor (phone/text) and supervisor and formally notify Archer’s Bikes on status.
Routine Work Area and Shop Cleaning & Disinfecting
- Archer’s Bikes work sites should strive to maintain adequate supplies to regularly clean and disinfect.
- Archer’s Bikes provided supplies should include some or all of the following : Lysol, water and bleach (5 tablespoons bleach per gallon of water or 4 teaspoons bleach per quart of water), alcohol solutions with at least 70% alcohol, personal hand sanitizers, gloves, tissues for personnel use.
- Allow cleaning solutions to dry in place (disinfectant kill times typically 5-10 minutes).
- PPE for cleaning and disinfecting include:
- Wear gloves for all tasks while handling bikes during cleaning process and including other work task.
- Gloves should be compatible with the disinfectant products being used.
- Additional PPE might be required based on the cleaning/disinfectant products being used and whether there is a risk of splash.
- Gloves should be removed carefully to avoid contamination of the wearer and the surrounding area. Be sure to clean hands after removing gloves.
- The shop must implement increased cleaning and disinfecting, in offices, showroom, storage, and around high touchpoints. Specialty Cleaning will be done 2x per week to sanitize common touch points including, but not limited to handrails, tables & counters, door handles and bathroom facilities. See CDC recommendations on types of cleaning supplies suggested to use. For additional direction. Where possible, provide sanitizer wipes for project teams to wipe down tools, shared equipment and commonly touched surfaces.
- All employees shall read and familiarize themselves with the current CDC guidelines: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/control-recommendations.html
- Employees are encouraged to speak up if they see a hazard or suggest alternatives to support CDC compliance or other government ban/regulation that may be applied.