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Teck is taking the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously. By working together, we can limit the spread and look after ourselves, our families and each other.

Preventative Measures

  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and more often than you usually do – this is the top recommended preventative measure

  • Maintain social distancing – stay two metres away from people, especially those who are coughing or sneezing

  • Avoid touching your hands to your eyes, nose or mouth

  • Cover your mouth with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze Dispose of the used tissue and wash your hands immediately

  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol

  • Use disinfecting wipes to clean your area of work, including mobile phones, keyboards, work stations, etc.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are unwell

  • If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance.

COVID-19 Symptoms

The symptoms for COVID-19 include:



  • fever
  • chills
  • persistent dry cough
  • muscle aches
  • shortness of breath
  • fatigue
  • sore throat
  • headaches
  • nausea & vomiting
  • running nose
  • diarrhea
  • nasal congestion
  • loss of sense of smell or taste
  • loss of appetite

Additional information about symptoms can be found at www.who.int 


How to protect yourself against COVID-19

Internal Protocols and Resources

These materials are available to provide insight into how we are responding to COVID-19, and as a resource for other organizations.

Hosting Visitors

All visitors to Teck sites – including Teck visitors – are required to complete a self-declaration form.

Download COVID-19: Mandatory Declaration for Visitors – Canadian Sites and Offices

Download COVID-19: Mandatory Declaration for Visitors – International Sites and Offices


Before Coming to Work

Download Take 5 to Limit the Spread - Canadian Sites and Offices 

Download Take 5 to Limit the Spread - International Sites and Offices 


Responding on Site

Download  COVID Response Protocols

Download Teck Contact Tracing Form 

Download Protocol for the Allocation, Use and Reuse of N95, KN95 or Similar Respirators


Protect Yourself and Others

Download and display: Protect Yourself and Others

Watch and share: WHO’s How to Protect Yourself Against COVID-19

Download and share - Courageous Safety Leadership “Stopping the Spread. It Starts with Me” employee prevention promotion campaign slides


External Resources

April, 2020 - Government of Canada
The Government of Canada has released a list of essential services and functions that can continue to operate with proper mitigation measures in place. This list includes mining and mining supply chain services.   

March 30, 2020 - Alberta list of essential services
The province of Alberta has released a list of essential services that can continue to operate with proper risk mitigation measures in place. This list includes mining and mining supply chain services.  

March 26, 2020 - British Columbia list of essential services  
The province of British Columbia released a list of essential services to remain open, provided they follow the recommendations of the Provincial Health Office. This includes mining, smelting, and mining supply chain services.

March 26, 2020 – Alaska list of essential Services 
Alaska has released a list of critical infrastructure industries that have a special responsibility to continue operations during this time.  This includes mining and mining supply chain services. 

March 25, 2020 - Government of British Columbia - Guidance to mining and smelting operations during COVID‐19


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on copper, zinc, steelmaking coal and energy.