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Smugglers Trail Caskworks

COVID-19 Safety Plan

Updated Sept 1, 2021

Smugglers Trail Caskworks understands the impact that COVID-19 has had on the service industry, and herein lie the steps we are taking in our front of house to mitigate the spread, both for our customers and for our staff on-site.

To learn more about the most up to date provincial guidelines,  please visit BC’s Response to COVID-19

What the Guest Can do:

  • Social distancing is still encouraged.
  • Masks are required in all public indoor settings for all people born in 2009 or earlier (12+).
  • Payment – while cash transactions will still be accepted when needed, we will strongly encourage all guests to pay with cards.
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 as described below.
  • Not visit Smugglers Trial if they are experiencing any COVID symptoms or have travelled outside Canada 2 weeks prior to the visit here.

What we will do:

  • Staff will be cognizant of their own health before starting work with Smugglers Trail.
  • Masks will be worn by staff if they are fully vaccinated or to enhance guest comfort.
  • Staff will continue to sanitize high contact areas.
  • Staff will also maintain seating with barriers and a socially distant seating plan until the BC Government releases information on stage 3 of the re-opening plan.
  • Waiting list guests will be asked to remain outside or in their vehicles, or appropriately distanced; our staff will call you when your table is ready.

Proof of Vaccination

As per the provincial government, starting September 13 proof of vaccination will be required to access some events, services and businesses.

You must have at least one dose by September 13th. By October 24, you must be fully vaccinated.

Understanding the Symptoms of COVID-19

The novel coronavirus has many symptoms that can vary widely in severity. Staff must not only be cognisant of themselves, but of symptoms that customers might be showing. Listed below are the symptoms of COVID-19.

Most Common Symptoms Less Common Symptoms Severe Symptoms


General lethargy/lack of energy

Aches and Pains

Sore throat




Loss of taste or smell

A rash on skin, or discoloration of fingers or toes

Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath

Chest pain or pressure

Loss of speech or movement


Disinfecting and Sanitizing

  • At Smugglers Trail we are using the following EcoLab products for cleaning and sanitizing, both for general cleanliness and to ensure the proper sanitization to fight COVID-19: PRODUCTS AND INFORMATION ON THEM TO GO HERE, AS PROVIDED BY ECOLABS REP.
  • Other tools supplied: facemasks, gloves, spray bottles, one-use hand towels supplied by Cintas.


Sanitizing Schedules and Checklists

  • This will be provided for the following areas: high traffic areas (door handles, chairs, tables, countertops, packaged product cooler, and any other areas that customers will be coming into contact regularly).