Revised February 18, 2021
Mandatory Use of Mask or Face Covering within _____________ [Name of Establishment]__ ________
All employees, visitors, patrons and tenants are required to wear a mask or face covering upon
entering and remaining within any enclosed public space or common area of ___________________
[name of Establishment] ____________________________________________________________. The mask or face
covering must cover the nose, mouth and chin.
Employees must wear appropriate personal protective equipment (i.e. surgical/procedure mask and
eye protection (goggles or face shield) that provides protection of their eyes, nose and mouth) if,
while in an indoor area, they:
are required to come within two metres of another person who is not wearing a mask or face
covering in a manner that covers that person’s nose, mouth and chin; and
are not separated from that person by plexiglass or some other impermeable barrier.
Temporary removal of the mask is permitted where necessary for the purposes of:
eating or drinking while sitting down in a designated area, where permitted,
engaging in an athletic or fitness activity; or
performing or rehearsing in a film or television production or in a concert, artistic event,
theatrical performance or other performance.
The following people are exempted from requiring a mask or face covering and will not be
required to provide proof of such exemption:
Children under two years of age.
Individuals with an underlying medical condition that inhibits their ability to wear a mask or face
Individuals who are unable to place, remove, or use a mask or face covering without assistance.
Employees and operators of the establishment, in a designed area not for public access or
within or behind a physical barrier who are able to maintain a physical distance of at least two
metres from every other person in the indoor area.
Individuals who are reasonably accommodated by not wearing a mask or face covering in
accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.
Individuals who are reasonably accommodated under the Ontario Human Rights Code.