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Updated on 06/01/2020
Flight Training Unit reopen on June 2, 2020.
Updated on 3/19/2020
Effective Immediately, L R HELICOPTERS Flight Training Unit will be CLOSED untill further notice. Click here to see Document
Updated on 3/18/2020
What is COVID-19?
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan,China.
How Does It Spread?
The virus is thought to spread mainly between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet) through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It also may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes, but this is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads. There is no specific antiviral treatment for COVID-19. People with COVID-19 can seek medical care to help relieve symptoms.
What Are The Symptoms?
You may not know you have symptoms of COVID-19 because they are similar to a cold or flu. Symptoms may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to COVID-19. Most people affected will have symptoms similar to a cold/flu, and will recover completely. Those with compromised immune systems and/or the elderly are at greater risk of complications. Symptoms have included:
• difficulty breathing
• pneumonia in both lungs
• In severe cases, infection can lead to death.
What Can You Do?
The advice we are suggesting is typical for any virus (3,4):
• If you are sick, please remain home. If your symptoms appear to be those of COVID- 19, particularly difficulty breathing and fever, call your healthcare professional, dial 811 for guidance, or 911 if you believe it is an emergency
• Wash your hands regularly throughout the day for at least 20 seconds at a time
• Maintain social distancing. A minimum of 2 meter (6 feet) between anyone who is coughing orsneezing
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
• Avoid handshaking or other physical contact greetings
• Cover your mouth and nose with your elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze.Then dispose of the used tissue immediately and wash your hands
• Stay informed. Subscription for Public Health Updates - COVID-19 Click Here
• Stay in touch: Call us with any questions you might have.
The helicopter shall be cleaned before a different pilot/crew member comes on board.
- Seats and Seat Belt Buckles
- Doors Handles
- Headsets and Other Bradcasing Equipment
- CTN- Laptop Controller and Switches
- and anything you think should be Disinfected
- Your own working area
- Door Knobs
- Lunch Room
- and anything you think should be Disinfected
Transport Canada Updates
Click here for Information about Medical Renewal
Click Here for Civil Aviation Safety Alert
Transport Canada have cancelled all exams this week in all TCCs and are in the process of cancelling all exams up to and including April 3, 2020. Students will be asked to email the email@example.com mailbox to rebook after April 6 2020. If this changes, we will let you know.
Currently the best way for us and students to submit applications to Transport Canada is to submit them electronically, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If it is submitted electronically, Transport Canada are able to review the application and issue the labels. If mailed, they will have to wait for the documents to be scanned by our Information Management staff who are also working with minimal staffing levels.
Transport Canada is taking measures to ensure assist with some of the issues that may come up due to the current situation.
The following is a link to the measures that are being taken for medicals that will be expiring. https://www.tc.gc.ca/en/services/aviation/medical-fitness-aviation/covid-19-update-aviation-medical-certificates.html Transport Canada expect to see something in the next few days that will address Instructor Ratings that are expiring in the near future.
The best way to get a hold of anyone at Transport Canada right now is by email. They have staff monitoring our Aviation.email@example.com email. Transport Canada are NOT able to answer the 1-800 number remotely at this time, and staff are not equipped with cell phones at this time.
How to Self-isolate
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Your health is our top priority, so we will keep an eye on any developments around the coronavirus outbreak and will let you know if there are any extra precautionary measures we all need to apply.
There’s no need to panic – let’s all contribute to keeping our workplace safe. Feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Luca@lrhelicopters.ca if you have any questions or concerns.