Opla Energy has implemented a detailed outbreak management plan for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) that is currently impacting people, operations, and supply chains around the world. This page will be updated with information on our response as well as resources to help you navigate the evolving situation.
At Opla, the health and safety of our employees and communities are important. We are constantly monitoring the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as health experts.
We are taking proactive steps to mitigate the risk of exposure for our employees, clients, contractors and partners. As efforts to contain the virus continue to evolve around the world, how Opla Energy is doing it’s part in helping to combat the issue.
General and Specific Preventive Measurements
We are taking responsible steps as a company to identify potential workplace impacts, work with official local institutions, industry peers, clients, and service providers to prevent the spreading of the COVID-19.
We feel confident that by adopting the following General and Specific Preventive Measurements, we can protect the health and well-being of our most valuable asset: our employees.
The Health and Safety of our personnel, as well as maintaining business continuity with our clients and service providers in the safest and most efficient manner, is our priority.
From inception of the company, Opla adopted the most modern technologies related the work environment. This practice allowed us to rapidly transition 90% of our work to remote operation mode without any interruptions to daily activities.
When work cannot be done remotely and employees need to come to the office, or shop, we exercise a strict physical distancing policy. Employees are also advised to adopt physical distancing and other precautionary measures outside of work.
Opla monitors and will strictly follow public health orders of the Government of Alberta, should the circumstances requiring self-quarantine occur.
Opla has developed an Essential Travel Safety Protocol that will help our employees to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19. That includes complying with quarantine requirements by local authorities. All non-essential travels are advised to be avoided.
Resources to Improve Information
Here is the list of some of the resources Opla relies on to navigate through this crisis:
Supply Chain Continuity
Opla is in continuous dialog with all the critical suppliers to ensure we can promptly react should any interruptions occur.
Opla team continue to work closely with suppliers, freight forwarders, and internal stakeholders to minimize any disruption to our supply chains.
Our Business Continuity Management (BCM) program operates based on the global planning standard. In response to COVID-19, the Opla Management team communicates with our key stakeholders on a continuous basis to ensure that we are well-positioned to sustain our operations in support of clients.
No matter what the circumstances are, Opla is here to conduct business. We are pushing forward on all fronts and committed to achieving our goals. Our team is confident in measures we are taking to navigate through rough waters and will be even stronger when the crisis is over. We know it will be.
We continue to work with our extended value chain and utilize our tiered crisis response to mitigate the evolving risks and ensure on-going business continuity to deliver critical goods and services to support communities around the world.
Please contact us with any questions.