Merritt Snowmobile Club 

"Sled 'N Heaven"





This working document is subject to change at any time


(As per the Covid-19 General Guidelines from the Government of Canada)

  • - Use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • - Avoid close contact ; practice physical distancing of at least 6 feet.

    • -- Cover coughs/sneezes with a tissue or use the inside of your elbow.
    • Immediately use hand sanitizer.

    • Do not touch your face. If you do, you need to re-sanitize.

    • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when you can not maintain the 6 feet of physical distancing.
    • - Monitor your health. Know the Covid-19 symptoms. Follow the CDC guidance if symptoms develop.
              • Covid -19 symptoms



Shortness of breath

Tiredness/fatigue, inability to wake or stay awake

Sore throat/painful swallowing

Runny or stuffy nose


Nausea or vomiting


Loss of appetite

Loss of sense of smell or taste

Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

New confusion

Bluish lips or face

CDC guidance

Take note of your symptoms

Stay home, separate yourself from others

Stay in touch with your doctor

Notify your contacts

If you have trouble breathing, get emergency medical care immediately. Call 911 if necessary.


Please supply your own face covering.

Hand sanitizer, cleaning solution, cleaning cloths/wipes, gloves, zip lock bags and garbage bags will be stocked at the collection hut.

When going to the groomer, ensure you contact the club president to pick up your supplies: gloves, disinfecting solution, cleaning cloths, hand sanitizer, and garbage bags.


Each individual volunteering with the MSC must review the MSC Covid-19 Guidelines and document that this has been completed.

Proper donning and removing a mask: Separate page of instructions.

Symptoms of Covid-19 Self Assessment Tool must be completed each time you volunteer. It must be dated and signed.

Self Assessment Tool: Separate page

Use of disinfectants:

Disinfect at the start of the day and at the end of the day; and as required throughout the day. This includes door handles and counters.

Spray the disinfectant on a cloth, then wipe the surface(s).

Handling Cash: - encourage exact amount of payment(s)

            • - Incoming cash is placed into a zip lock bag by the payee. Avoid contact with the payee's hands—a dropin motion so the outside of the baggie is not touched by the payee.

                    • -Use gloves to distribute change. Hands need to be sanitized before each time donning of gloves.


Self Assessment Tool must be completed with date and signature for each volunteer and for each time the volunteer goes to the groomer.

Follow CDC Guidelines if a co-worker feels sick after starting job:

        • return home ASAP.
        • Monitor symptoms
        • self isolate
        • have Covid-19 testing done if necessary

              • - notify co-worker if test is done

How to Clean: (As per BC Forest Safety)

Sanitize at the start of your day and again at the end of your day

Wear Nitrile or Neoprene gloves.

Spray disinfecting solution on a cloth:-EPA-approved 70% alcohol

Wipe surfaces: door handle(s)

steering wheel

control buttons/levers

seat belt(s)

hand brakes


Anything else you may touch

Discard cloth after cleaning or when soiled and place into a leak proof garbage bag and seal for disposal

Avoid sharing tools unless they are disinfected first


Cleaned as per BC Forestry Regulations. Signs will be posted by BCFS for best practice.

Snowmobiler will be required to bring their own supplies to clean prior to and following use.


Cleaned as per BC Forestry Regulations. Signs will be posted by BCFS for best practice.

Snowmobiler will be required to bring their own supplies to clean prior to and following use.