Yard Sale Guidance for Healthy at Work Procedures

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Social Distancing Requirements

  • All individuals in the yard sale must be able to maintain six (6) feet of space from all people who are not member of their household.
  • Yard sales should limit entry into their booth/area to a number that is still possible to maintain current social distancing requirements of six (6) feet. If a yard sale has reached capacity, it should permit a new customer entry only after a previous customer has left the premises on a one-to-one basis.  Yard sale booths should establish a safe means for customers to await entry, such as asking them to remain in their car and notifying them via phone or marking off spots six (6) feet apart where customers can safely stand without congregating.
  • Yard Sales should, to the greatest extent practicable, modify internal traffic flow to minimize contact between workers and customers.
  • Yard Sales should implement contactless payment option of goods to the greatest extent practicable.
  • Yard Sales should provide hand sanitizer, and tissues in convenient locations to the greatest extent practicable.
  • Yard Sales should not allow sampling and customer access to bulk-bins.
  • Yard Sales should encourage customers to touch only those items that they intend to buy.

Cleaning and Disinfecting

  • Yard Sales should encourage workers to frequently wash their hands or use hand sanitizer, which should be provided by the yard sale host.
  • Yard Sales must ensure that cleaning and sanitization of frequently touched surfaces with appropriate disinfectants. Appropriate disinfectants include EPA registered household disinfectants, diluted household bleach solution, and alcohol solutions containing at least 60% alcohol.
  • Yard Sales should ensure that workers wipe their workstations/cash registers down with disinfectant at the end of their shift or at any time they discontinue use of their workstations, cash register, or shared equipment for a significant period.
  • Yard Sales should ensure disinfecting wipes or other disinfectant are available.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements

  • Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-586 and 902 KAR 2010E, all yard sales must ensure that customers cover their nose and mouth with a face covering, while in outdoor public spaces in which the person cannot maintain a physical distance of six feet from all individuals who are not members of the person’s household and is not otherwise covered by previously issued guidance.
  • Yard Sales with indoor areas must ensure that all workers, customers, and any other member of the general public who enters the premises wear a face covering so long as they are not subject to any of the exemptions listed in the Executive Order.
  • Yard Sales must ensure appropriate face coverings and other personal protective equipment (PPE) is used by workers whenever they are near other workers or customers so long as such use does not jeopardize the workers’ health or safety.
  • Yard Sales who fail to follow these requirements of the Executive Order will be subject to a fine and may also be subject to an order from a local health department or the Labor Cabinet requiring immediate closure.
  • Yard Sales must ensure, to the greatest extent practicable, that workers use gloves, along with any PPE normally used for routine job tasks, when cleaning equipment, workspaces, and high-touch areas.

Training and Safety Requirements

  • Yard Sales must place conspicuous signage at entrances alerting workers and customers to the required occupancy limits, six feet of physical distance, and face covering requirements. Signage should inform workers and customers about good hygiene and required practices.
  • Returns and exchanges are discouraged, however, if allowed there shall be established procedures for processing, handling, and disinfection prior to returning the item(s) to the sales area.

2 thoughts on “Yard Sale Guidance for Healthy at Work Procedures

  1. Do that got to tell u if they have the someone at work or what do they do they said walmart in campbellsville has two cases and i know somebody works there but haven't told him anything about who it was they said they had two cased

    1. Doctors and/or labs are required by law to notifiy us of every positive COVID-19 test. We contact every positive case and determine where they work and with whom they have been in close contact. As of this evening, there are no employees at the Taylor County Wal-mart who are currently lab-confrimed, active, positive cases for COVID-19. However, COVID-19 is being "commuinty spread" all across our district. So, you should take every precaustion and assume that some of the people you are coming into contact with have the disease.

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