June 29, 2020

Week 16 Growers’ COVID-19 Updates and Resources

From  the BC Centre for Disease Control

Instructions for Disinfecting Household Surfaces

  • Food & kitchen
  • Toys
  • Mobile phones & other electronics
  • Laundry
  • Waste
  • Diluting bleach

Read the full article Cleaning and disinfecting

Also from BC Centre for Disease Control

Protecting Farm Workers and Temporary Foreign Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

WorkSafeBC LogoCOVID-19 Safety Plan app

Employers can use a mobile device to develop their COVID-19 Safety Plan to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The app will guide you through a six-step process to outline your policies, guidelines, and procedures to keep workers healthy and safe.  Available for iOS and Android.

Download the app today.

FloraCulture International Webinar

“Supporting growers coming out of the COVID-19 crisis”

FloraCulture International (FCI) is pleased to invite ornamentals growers from around the world to join this session that will help you learn from the experience of others and define the right path for your own business as you recover from the business effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Among the presenters is Dr Charlie Hall, from Texas A&M University, outlining the approach that growers need to take in reviewing their businesses and determining next steps.

 Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM PDT | Cost: Free | Register here

COVID-19 Recorded Webinars 

  • COVID-19 – WorkSafeBC Claims
  • COVID-19 – Refusal of Unsafe Work

From FloralDaily

AIPH announces online conference to support ornamentals industry recovery – September 15, 2020

‘Recovery from Crisis – the future for Ornamentals’ is the title of a online conference to be organised by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) in association with FloraCulture International (FCI).