FAQ

It is my understanding that masks are mandated for the public but not for all workplaces yet. Is this true? Particularly in an outdoor setting.

Masks are strongly recommended in common areas in workplaces and apartment buildings like elevators, hallways and washrooms. Employees may not need to wear a mask in their offices or cubicle if there is a physical barrier like plexiglass in place. Individual workplaces may have further mask requirements that you should follow. 

It is strongly recommended that masks be worn in the following areas: 

Shared indoor workplace spaces, including: 

  • Elevators 
  • Kitchens 
  • Hallways 
  • Break rooms 

Source: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions#masks