BAJA SUR REACTIVATION PROTOCOL FOR SPORT FISHING

REACTIVATION PROTOCOL FOR SPORT FISHING IN THE STATE OF BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR

GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

What is the Covid-19?

There are various types of coronaviruses that affect humanity, one of them, recently appeared, was identified as SARS-Cov-2, popularly known as Covid-19.

Given its capacity for propagation and impacts so harmful to human health, it is that all countries decided to restrict human mobility, causing, in addition to the health implications, an immediate and negative effect on activity.

How is it spread?

There are two main sources of contact: person-to-person or objects contaminated with the virus. The disease is spread mainly from person to person through droplets that fly out of an infected person’s nose or mouth by coughing, sneezing, or talking. A person can get COVID-19 by inhaling the droplets from a person infected by the virus, hence the importance of “healthy distance”.

These droplets can fall on objects and surfaces around the person, such as tables, knobs, and railings, so other people can become infected if they touch those objects or surfaces and then touch their eyes, nose, or mouth. Therefore, it is important to wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or with an alcohol-based disinfectant, and to constantly disinfect surfaces suspected of being contaminated.

Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without the need for hospital treatment and show no symptoms. About 1 in 5 people who get COVID-19 end up with a severe condition and experience difficulty breathing. Older people and those with previous medical conditions such as high blood pressure, heart or lung problems, diabetes, or cancer are more likely to develop severe conditions.

How can we protect ourselves?

Therefore, there are two basic principles that must be considered to reduce the presence of the virus: HEALTHY DISTANCE AND DISINFECTION, principles are the basis of all the actions that you must take in your business, whose essential purpose is the health of your employees. and clients.

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Prevention measures to avoid the spread and spread of the SARS-CoV2 virus (COVID-19)

In the framework of the actions to be implemented by the government and the population to face and mitigate the epidemic caused by the COVID-19 disease, the Government of the State of Baja California Sur, announces a series of actions for the orderly, gradual and cautious in order to continue caring for people’s health, and at the same time revive the economy for a speedy economic recovery.

General purpose

Protect the health of service providers and sport fishermen, adopting preventive measures.

All the measures to be proposed are adapted to the best international practices, with the intention of informing, implementing and verifying the safety measures based on the level of contagion, as well as the recommendations established by the World Health Organization ( WHO) and the guidelines set by the Federal Ministry of Health.

The economic reopening does not imply that the epidemic has been overcome. The State Committee for Health Safety in the State of Baja California Sur will determine the alert signaling weekly so that the pertinent decisions are taken in the socioeconomic field. The way in which companies and workers comply with health recommendations will be decisive in maintaining a level of alert that allows for greater socioeconomic activity.

In preparation for the reactivation of sport fishing activity, throughout the State of Baja California Sur, and in order to provide maximum security to service providers and sport fishermen, this reactivation protocol is created It contains a set of guidelines to follow to support containment, prevention and control measures to prevent the spread of the COVID19 virus. The guidelines and measures indicated here have been prepared with strict adherence to the current health protocols issued by the health authorities of the Mexican Republic.

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Moment of revival of sport fishing

The reopening of sport fishing in B.C.S. It will be carried out once the official reactivation traffic light allows it and as determined by the State Committee for Health Safety in the State of Baja California Sur, in the terms and conditions established by this committee to ca each color of the traffic light.

People who must know and comply with these provisions

Service providers and sport fishermen must know and comply with the provisions established in this protocol.

General guidelines

1. The Ministry of Health through the State Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks will provide a link to carry out their self-evaluation at http://www.coeprisbcs.gob.mx. If this self-evaluation is approved, you must formalize your “letter of commitment” with the print, which must be scanned and sent to the email protocol.reincorporacion@saludbcs.gob.mx.

2. The vessel must have a person responsible for the implementation, monitoring and supervision of preventive measures for COVID-19. Who will be in charge of carrying out training for all personnel and verify that the actions set forth herein are fulfilled, as well as identify workers probably infected with COVID-19 in their area of ​​responsibility and communicate it 800-227- 26843. (800-BCS-COVID).

3. Likewise, the service provider must give an informative talk to their clients about the safety and hygiene procedures that must be followed before, during and after the fishing trip.

4. Service providers and sport fishermen may NOT go fishing if they have symptoms of the COVID-19 virus.

5. The service provider and sport fishermen must provide their workers and clients (in the latter case, when necessary) with the articles necessary for their protection, such as: mouth covers, gloves (for cleaning personnel), a cap and antibacterial gel 70% alcohol.

6. Service providers and sport fishermen, before leaving their home to go to the fishing activity, should take their temperature to verify that they do not present symptoms of the COVID-19 virus. In case you have any of your symptoms

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and temperature of 37.4 ° or higher, you must notify your boss (if applicable) and stay home will report this fact to 800-227-26843. (800-BCS-COVID).

7. Outsiders or those with symptoms of COVID-19 will not be allowed to enter the office, the dock, the marina or the boat where the service is provided or the sport fishing activity is carried out. For this purpose, control and registration points must be established, in which a search for symptoms of COVID19 will be carried out and the temperature will be taken, both for service providers, clients and individuals, which should not be higher at 37.4ºC.

8. When arriving at the place where sport fishing services are provided, be it the office, the dock, the marina or the boat, the following must be complied with: • Avoid handshakes, kisses, hugs and other forms of personal contact. • Maintain a minimum distance of 2 meters between people in port or on land. • Avoid touching your face with your hands. • The sneeze should be on a label or on a disposable napkin. • Do not spit inside the boat. • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or apply gel with 70% alcohol. • Do not share personal items before, during and after the fishing trip, such as: food, drinks, plates, glasses, utensils, clothes, towels, glasses, fishing gear, etc. • Do not share or exchange your personal protection elements; in case they are shared, carry out the sanitization. • Implement sanitization measures for work tools and fishing gear. • There must be a sanitizing station for footwear (rugs) based on disinfectants or chlorinated water at the entrance to offices and boats. • If the boat has a cabin, guarantee ventilation. • If the boat has air conditioning, it must be cleaned. • Avoid touching any hard surface of intensive use such as an unprotected spring. If it is essential to do so, use latex gloves (applies to cleaning personnel.) If you do not have gloves, use anything that provides a physical barrier between your skin and a potentially contaminated surface. • Place marks on the floor (in port) to guarantee a healthy distance.

9. Make sure you have the following supplies: • Liquid soap, disposable paper towels for hand drying, gel with at least 70% alcohol, preparation based on non-industrial chlorine as indicated later in this protocol. • Stations for hand washing (when the boat is so equipped); failing that, have antibacterial gel or sanitizing spray. • Covers mouth and disposable gloves (depending on the tasks to be performed). • Infrared thermometers (remote), to be used.

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10. Follow the instructions of the local authorities.

How the sport fishing service should be contracted

1. To the extent possible, customers will be encouraged to contract sport fishing services via telephone or online to avoid personal contact as much as possible, as well as to acquire sport fishing permits online on the following page. (www.sportfishingbcs.gob.mx).

2. If the above is not possible and in order to avoid crowds, it will be requested that the on-site contracting be carried out by a single person on behalf of the group that intends to go fishing.

3. The service provider must provide the facilities so that the greatest number of payments and procedures related to this activity are carried out in one place (buy the sport fishing permit, buy the bracelet for the protected natural area (where applicable), etc. ,) in order to avoid procedures in different places and reduce mobility.

4. Records will be kept of the telephone numbers and / or emails of sport fishermen, for later contact if necessary.

People who will be able to carry out the sport fishing activity on the high seas

1. The service provider will evaluate the risk and / or vulnerable groups to grant the service.

2. In the case of minors, the departure will be under the responsibility of their parents or guardians. 3. The sport fisherman must carry or if necessary, he will be provided with a health kit consisting of: a mouth cover or buff, glasses, cap, gloves, preferably closed footwear, long-sleeved clothing and antibacterial gel.

4. As far as possible, each sport fisherman should carry their fishing equipment with them. If this is not possible, the service provider must provide you with a properly disinfected one.

5. The sport fisherman must sign a responsive letter before boarding the boat stating that he knows and agrees to comply with the provisions of this protocol.

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Specific measures for service providers

1. Implement actions to minimize physical contact with the client and between colleagues.

2. The staff must be trained to solve certain doubts and guide the client if he is not following the authorized protocol.

3. The service provider must review, prior to the start of the activity, compliance with the protocol with the help of an evaluation certificate.

4. The crew that works on the boats will have to change their clothes and take a bath, at least twice a day, once to go to work and once after arriving home.

The capacity or number of people, workers and clients that can get on the boat, considering the size and characteristics of it, is determined according to the traffic lights established by the State Health Safety Committee.

To start the activities, the following capacity per boat must be met:

The capacity will be updated according to the alert level

How the approach to the sport fishing boat should be done

• Signs must be established on the dock to guarantee a distance of 2 meters between each person in the waiting line to board the boat.

• Footwear must be cleaned on sanitizing mats before entering the boat.

• Mandatory hand washing or the application of antibacterial gel or sanitizing spray before boarding the boat.

• Avoid crowds on the docks to board the boat.

• Wear a cap, mouth cover, glasses, long-sleeved clothing, before and during the trip.

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How the landing should be done in port

• Carry out hand washing before getting off the boat, according to “Annex 1” (when the boat has a sink), or with sanitizing gel or spray. • Clean shoes on sanitizing mats. • Disembark in staggered time (grant courtesy pass) to avoid crowding

What to do with workers and customers who have covid-19 symptoms during the fishing trip

Symptoms to monitor for include: sore throat, dry cough, fever, headache, shortness of breath, muscle pain, runny nose, chest pain. In such cases you should:

1. Notify the Secretary of Health and call 800-BCS-COVID (800-22726843). 2. Isolate the person with symptoms. 3. Thoroughly clean the boat and equipment.

What to do with workers and / or clients, if any of them test positive for covid19 within 14 days of the fishing trip

1. Collaborate with the health authorities to identify all the people who made the fishing trip in order to contact them and inform them of this situation and carry out the clinical tests that are necessary to rule out a possible contagion and give them medical follow-up.

2. If necessary, quarantine them.

Cleaning log

• Verify that the boat has on board enough antibacterial gel containers, face masks, gloves, mats to disinfect footwear, trash cans, soap, etc.

• Verify that the boat is clean and sanitized before it is boarded by customers.

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• Make sure toilets (if your boat has one) are cleaned frequently, have running water, and are stocked with soap, disposable paper towels, and plastic-lined waste containers.

How to clean the boat, equipment, furniture and fishing gear

The boat must be cleaned and sanitized an hour before your trip.

1. Cleaning the outer surface:

i) Cleaning the exterior surfaces with soap and water, paying special attention to the cabin. ii) Cleaning the cabin table (if applicable), winches, handrails, clutches, rigging, dowels, rudders and logs. iii) Cleaning stations and handrails around the entry point and the aft pulpit.

2. Cleaning the inner surface:

i) Clean all surfaces by applying generous amounts of disinfectant, methodically spraying all surfaces from top to bottom, spraying surfaces first, then cleaning. This is to ensure that no areas are overlooked. ii) The person who performs the cleaning of the boat, the fishing gear and equipment, must use the following protective equipment: plastic overalls or apron, disposable gloves, mouth covers, cap and safety glasses, avoiding at all times direct contact of cleaning products with the skin, mucosa and eyes. iii) Fishing equipment must be cleaned and disinfected, including reel handles, butts and any place where a fisherman touches the rod. iv) Towels, used clothes or anything similar that has been provided to the client, must be placed in a separate bag and washed according to the washing protocol issued by the Ministry of Health. v) For the handling of waste such as a mouthpiece, gloves, disposable towels, it must be ensured that there is always a garbage basket with a bag and the latter is to be unloaded at the authorized places. vi) Carry out hand washing before getting off the boat. vii) Clean footwear on sanitizing mats. viii) Disembark in staggered time (grant courtesy pass) to avoid crowding.

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NORMATIVITY

Health Law for the State of Baja California Sur (BOGE 08-31-2019) Articles: 1, 29, 35, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 129, 131, 132, 133, 135, 137, 315, 317, 320, 321, 324.

Regulation of the Law of Navigation and Maritime Commerce (04-03-2015) Articles: art. 10 fraction XXXV; 640, 641, 647.

Manual of Bio-maintenance and Disinfection, Secretary of Health of Baja California Sur. (April 2020).

EXAMPLE OF DISTRIBUTION OF USERS ACCORDING TO THE CONSOLE OF MANAGEMENT

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EXAMPLE OF DISTRIBUTION OF USERS ACCORDING TO THE CONSOLE OF MANAGEMENT

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EXAMPLE OF DISTRIBUTION OF USERS ACCORDING TO A CONSOLE MANAGEMENT.

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“APPENDIX 1”  

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“APPENDIX 2”  

Annex 3

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“APPENDIX 4”  

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