BDS Fleet Service, a 61-bay independently owned fleet repair facility located in Toronto, hired a medical safety director at the outset of the COVID-19 crisis to ensure the safety of its employees and their families.
BDS Fleet Service Medical Safety Director Dr. Neil Verma was brought on board to introduce the strategies employed by hospitals to minimize exposure risk and help contain the spread of this virus.
The guiding principles BDS Fleet Service adapted include:
- Comply with rules mandated by Public Health
- Provide safe work environment for employees and their families.
- Provide safe business environment for customers and their families.
- Provide fleet service to clients.
“The situation is evolving on a daily basis and we are committed to bringing our customers and vendors the latest communication as it pertains to our company’s stance on health and safety and our business continuity plan,” comments Brij Sharma, President and CEO of BDS Fleet Service. Staff and personnel have adapted procedures regarding pick-up, drop-off and handling of customer vehicles including:
- Disinfecting customer keys and key fobs.
- Driver Services disinfects all touchpoints within each customer vehicle on pick-up (door handles, steering wheel, gear shift and more)
- Technician disinfects all touchpoints within each customer vehicle upon start and completion of repair.
- Full Interior Anti-Bacterial Cleaning before vehicle is returned.
- Driver disinfects all touchpoints within each customer vehicle again on drop-off.
- All staff utilize gloves and a mask or shield at all times.
BDS Fleet Service with the help of Dr. Verma will continue to adapt to the changing environment of COVID-19 adjusting their operational practices accordingly.
About BDS Fleet Service:
BDS Fleet Service is a Canadian owned and operated company, whose mission is to be a turnkey solution for its fleet customers. Their Toronto facility is a 61 service bay operation working on all makes and models from cars to class 8 trucks. They are located at 390 Midwest Road, Scarborough, Ontario, M1P 3B5 and service all Federal, Provincial, Municipal entities as well as privately owned companies.