Dear Mr. Hartl:
Under Phase 2 of NY FORWARD your Car Wash Association members may be fully operational – automated and hand wash – as long as (1) employees are provided with face masks by the employer, (2) the employer enforces the requirement that employees wear the face masks, (3) the employer establishes a safety plan as set forth in NY FORWARD
(4) the employer minimizes employee and customer contact, and (5) the employer follows CDC and NYS Department of Health Safety Protocols, including, but not limited to social distancing of 6 feet, no more than 50% occupancy as set forth in certificate of occupancy/fire code, the wearing of face coverings, the cleaning of work spaces and touch screens utilized by customers/employees, and providing ample hand washing stations and/or hand sanitizer.
Can you please inform the member of your NY Sate Car Wash Association of this new development.
New York State Office of the Attorney General
28 Liberty Street – 15th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Please make sure your region in is Phase 2 when following the above guidelines.