Return-to-Campus Plan: Land Surveying

Fall 2020

Disinfection requirements

  1. The District shall ensure that all essential infrastructure classrooms and workspaces are disinfected daily using the safest and most effective disinfectant necessary as recommended by federal, state, and/or local health officials. Common areas and frequently touched objects such as doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, phones, keyboards, elevator switches and buttons, touch screens, printers/copiers, grab bars, handrails and bathrooms will be cleaned and disinfected multiple times per day and will be informed by the schedule of essential infrastructure programs at the Valencia campus.
  2. During skills practice, it will be the faculty and students’ responsibility to disinfect shared equipment using an alcohol-based disinfectant provided.
  3. Equipment will be assigned to one student until completion of the assignment or the end of the session.
  4. Safety vests will not be used unless actual work is in a live traffic situation. If used, after use they will be hung outside in sunlight for a minimum of 8 hours prior to the next use.

Changes in teaching area layout

  1. Chairs will be removed to assure a minimum separation distance required by the LA County Department of Public Health.
  2. Skills practice sessions will be outside.
  3. As needed, classrooms will utilize physical distancing as required by the LA County Department of Public Health.
  4. During skills practice / training, alternative methods to physical distancing required by the LA County Department of Public Health as described in Physical Distancing Options, may be used.

Changes in class enrollment size

  1. Class size is limited to 12 students.

Campus arrival

  1. As practical (given weather & security) exterior and interior doors will be propped open at least 15 minutes prior to the start of a session.
  2. A designated area for students and faculty to park will be identified.
  3. Parking will be only in designated spaces.
  4. Per the CDC, carpooling is discouraged.
  5. Students attending a separate course immediately following a course in session will be informed they are not permitted to enter the room until 10 minutes prior to the start time of the separate course. While waiting they are to also maintain physical distancing as required by the LA County Department of Public Health.

Entrance/exit to and from classroom/laboratory area

  1. One door will be designated “Entrance Only” and another door “Exit Only”.

Health screening

  1. Faculty and students shall be required to complete the daily online health self-assessment and submit to a non-contact temperature scan each day prior to instruction. Cleared students will be provided a sticker indicating both steps have been completed. This sticker will be shown to the instructor upon arrival to the classroom.
  2. Health screening for Land Surveying students will be set up in Aliso Hall.
  3. In-person health assessments will be conducted in compliance with LA County Department of Public Health requirements.

Physical distancing techniques

[including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and apparel requirements]

  1. During skills practice / training, alternative methods to physical distancing required by the LA County Department of Public Health as described in Physical Distancing Options, may be used.

Breaks

  1. Students will be required to bring their own water bottles.
  2. Refilling of personal bottles on campus will not be permitted.
  3. Breaks will be at the discretion of the student.
  4. Coordination of breaks between Welding and Surveying will need to be done to minimize overlap.
  5. Students will be limited to one person at a time in restrooms.
  6. Students will be instructed to maintain physical distancing required by the LA County Department of Public Health at all times.

Teaching restrictions

  1. All lecture type activities will be conducted remotely. This does not apply to any program with hands-on demonstrations.
  2. When close contact is required, a face covering will be required.