Information on our Covid-19 Policy.

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Covid-19 Policy


Covid-19 Information

Safe Testing in a Safe Environment

Safety has always been of utmost importance at Colmis Proving Ground and we are aware that the prevailing pandemic situation is a matter of concern for all of our customers, partners and visitors. On this page, we would like to provide you with a quick overview of:

  • The situation and guidelines followed in Sweden concerning Covid-19
  • Specific measures and routines implemented in the region of Arjeplog and Arivdsjaur
  • Our own specific Covid-19 Policy at Colmis Proving Ground

General Guidelines in Sweden

As a general rule we follow all the recommendations issued by the Public Health Agency of Sweden. Yes, this includes the most basic ones like keeping distance or washing hands that you are familiar with, but below you can also find answers to questions you may have about the policy towards wearing masks in Sweden, special regulations for bars and restaurants, etc.

You can find the latest updated information of the Swedish Public Health Agency by accessing their website here.

You can also visit the Emergency Information and the General Information websites of the Swedish government for further details about the situation in Sweden.

Questions and Answers on Covid-19 in Arjeplog and Arvidsjaur

Arjeplog and Arvidsjaur municipalities, the local business organisation Argentis and the Swedish Proving Ground Association, of which Colmis is a member of, have cooperated to offer you an overview of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) concerning your stay and activities in the region.

What kind of measures are taken at the airport and during the transfers between the airport and the towns? What about in hotels? How can one get tested for Covid-19 in Arjeplog?

Read through the FAQ document by clicking here.

You can also visit the Arjeplog municipality website by clicking here.

Colmis Proving Ground – Covid-19 Policy

Apart from following the general guidelines from the Swedish Public Health Agency and implementing ongoing hygiene protocol briefings to all our staff, at Colmis we have taken specific steps for you to feel comfortable and in the most secure possible environment when visiting and working within our facilities:

RECEPTION AREA

  • We have digitalized our registration process and from this season onwards one has to individually register online at www.colmis.com/register at least 48 hours before arrival.
    This is a necessary first step to enter the proving ground!
  • Kindly only send one person from each team to handle logistics, requests, queries, etc. (e.g. to pick up access cards upon arrival or book services).
  • Only 10 people are allowed in the reception area at the same time.
  • A plastic shield prevents direct contact between the receptionists and visitors.

COMMON AREAS & WORKSHOPS

  • General indications:
    • Keep a reasonable distance from others when possible and wash your hands frequently.
    • There are disinfectant gel stations available for visitors throughout all public areas.
    • Wearing of masks is optional.
  • Fuel/Charging Stations: Please use the disposable gloves provided onsite when refuelling/charging.
  • Workshops: Please follow your own company’s working protocol within the workshops.

DRIVER TRAINING

  • Conference Room (theory session):
    • Direct access via signposted door (not via reception). Please wash and disinfect hands!
    • The tables and chairs will be disinfected between different groups.
    • We will arrange a seating plan to maximize distance between participants.
  • Vehicles (driving session):
      • Each vehicle will have sanitizing hand gel available.
      • When 2 participants share a vehicle, they can decide together whether they want to wear a mask as a precaution.

IN THE EVENT OF A VISITOR PRESENTING COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

  • For the safety of you & others, we recommend you stay at your accommodation if you present symptoms.
  • Contact your hotel reception to let them know about the situation.
  • The local health centre can be contacted for further advice and for a COVID-19 test (tel: +46 961-14801).

Please also remember that ColmisPlus is there to support your activities in many ways: from durability to calibration, our team of drivers, engineers, mechanics and coordinators can function as an additional resource for your projects. Just ask us for more info if you are interested.

Above all you can rest assured that, despite the special circumstances, our goal this season remains fully unchanged: to provide you with the best possible winter testing experience.

Still have questions? Please contact us by telephone (+46 (0) 961-720 100) or e-mail (info@colmis.com) anytime. We will be happy to answer any doubts you may have!