COVID Safe Plan

Business name: St Andrews Community Market

Plan completed by: Market committee

Date reviewed: 2nd April 2021

  1. Ensure physical distancing

All stalls to provide and display on stall a poster confirming: maintain 1.5 distancing at all times

  1. Wear a face covering

Stalls attending St Andrews market MUST provide their own adequate face covering and any personal protective Equipment (PPE) as required when unable to maintain social distancing guidelines.

Committee encourage all stalls that can to install screens or barriers into their stall set up.

Stall set up must take into account appropriate social distancing between stall holders and customers within stalls.

  1. Practise good hygiene

All stall holders to provide their own appropriate cleaning products that includes disinfectant that enables them to clean surfaces. All stalls are to ensure they have enough to last a whole market. If a stall runs out of cleaning products, they will unable to trade until they have access to more cleaning supplies.

Complementary disinfectant wipes will be placed on all tables placed within the food area with signs asking customers to wipe tables down prior to sitting. Additional wipes will be stored at the coffee stall for if and when wipes run out at the tables.

You should make soap and hand sanitiser available for all workers and customers throughout the worksite and encourage regular handwashing. 

All stalls must provide and have hand sanitiser available at all times. Stall holders must hand sanitise between each customer transaction and also have hand sanitiser accessible for customers to use if and when required. Hand sanitiser stations are also located in front of the hall and between the toilet block for all on site to use.

  1. Keep records and act quickly if workers become unwell

All stall holders have been advised and have confirmed they will stay home and get tested even if they have only mild symptoms.

All stalls understand that if they develop symptoms during a market, they MUST notify the committee and leave the market area ASAP. If a stallholder test positive after being tested they must inform both the market committee and DHHS. ( The committee will also notify DHHS if a stall holder confirms they tested positive with the dates they attended the market and a list of other stallholders in attendance that day)

Stalls must forward name and contact details of all staff in advance to the market committee of who will be assisting on their stall and must ensure they have read and agree to the covid safe plan and temporary conditions.

All stalls on site each market will be recorded as in attendance to assist if and when there is a notification of a positive Covid case linked to the market. All stall holder details will be forwarded to DHHS in the event of a positive case being identified.

If instructed to close due to having a confirmed positive case, all stall holders will be emailed of closure and announcements made on social media. The market will email and promote on social media of the reopen date once confirmed it can re-open.

QR codes are located on all tables in the food area, on the doors into the hall and on both hand sanitiser stations. All visitors planning on staying longer than 15 minutes including buskers must check in via the QR code.

5. Avoid interactions in enclosed spaces

Doors in the hall are to remain open to allow air flow. Disinfectant wipes will be placed in the kitchen area to allow for all surfaces to be wiped after each use.

  1. Create workforce bubbles

stalls who have multiple staff rostered on the same shifts at a single worksite must ensure there is no overlap of workers during shift changes. Stalls must keep records of start and finish times for all stall within their stall

Stalls to notify committee in writing in advance / prior to attending a list of all workers who will be on their site each market