The health and safety of our employees is always our top priority, even more so during this time of uncertainty surrounding the continued spread of COVID-19. Read some of the measures we’ve put in place to protect our employees.

Two Gildan doctors are equipped with PPE and using a thermal infrared temperature gun.

Health & safety for our employees globally:

Our employees have access to ongoing communication and updates regarding the status of COVID-19, and we are providing them with information about best-practices for prevention and health.

Our manufacturing facilities have resumed operations following strict biosecurity protocols.

Gildan doctors are equipped with PPE and are working inside our medical clinic in Honduras.

Health & safety measures put in place for PPE production:

In April of 2020, we mobilized a team of experts that developed and implemented stringent processes to protect employees during COVID-19. We are continuing to implement a very strict biosecurity protocol in our facilities, which includes some of the following

  1. Enhanced cleaning procedures have been put in place from buses used for transportation of employees to works stations in facilities, cafeterias, etc.
  2. Every employee has their temperature taken before entering our manufacturing complex.
  3. Employees are required to wash their hands before entering the workplace with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer containing 70% alcohol.
  4. Employees are also required to go through a foot sanitation process before entering the facilities.
  5. All workers must wear personal protective equipment.
  6. Personal protective equipment must be put on before entering the workplace.
  7. Recommended social distancing measures are put in place in all common areas, such as buses used for transportation of employees, production floors, bathrooms, and cafeterias.
  8. Preventative health campaigns have been deployed in the factories.
  9. To date, we have ordered more than 48,000 COVID-19 testing kits to test medical staff and workers