Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/Covid-19

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19 has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is known to spread mainly by contact from person to person. Consequently, local, provincial and federal governmental authorities recommend various measures and prohibit a variety of behaviors, in order to reduce the spread of the virus.

 

Island Life Expeditions and its members commit themselves to comply with the requirements and recommendations of Provincial and local Public health and other governmental authorities, and to put in place and adopt all necessary measures to that effect. However, (Island Life Expeditions) cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Activities could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19, despite all preventative measures put in place.

By signing this document,

  1. I acknowledge the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and I voluntarily assume the risk that I could be exposed or infected by COVID-19 by participating in (Island Life Expeditions)’s activities. Being exposed or infected by COVID-19 may particularly lead to injuries, diseases or other illnesses.

  2. I declare that I am participating voluntarily in (Island Life Expeditions) activities.

  3. I declare that neither I nor anyone in my household, have experienced cold or flu-like symptoms in the last 14 days (including fever, cough, sore throat, respiratory illness, difficulty breathing).

4)    I, nor have any member of my household have travelled to or had a lay-over in any country outside Canada, or in any Province outside of BC, in the past 14 days.

5)    I agree to the requirements and recommendations of Provincial and local Public health and other governmental authorities and to those special safety regulations put in place by (Island Life Expeditions) as it pertains to the Covid-19 Coronavirus and to adopt all necessary measures to those effects.

6)    I agree, that by filling out and signing this waiver and agreeing to the terms and conditions set out in it, I am giving up my legal rights to sue (Island Life Expeditions) and its officers and directors, in the event that I contract the Covid-19 Coronavirus.

This document will remain in effect until (Island Life Expeditions), as per the direction of the national, provincial and local government and health officials, determines that the acknowledgments in this declaration are no longer required.

 

This document is in addition to and does not replace all other (Island Life Expeditions) waivers.

 

I HAVE SIGNED THIS DOCUMENT FREELY AND WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE.

 

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Name of participant (print)                           Signature of participant

                                                                      

On behalf of Island Life Expeditions ________________________________________

Location: Campbell River, BC    Date:   

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