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I have received many calls from clients, who have been asking me for guidance on working safely during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Here are some guidelines to how we can help you work safely and to help you manage the risk associated with running your business at this time.
As an employer, you must protect people from harm. This includes taking reasonable steps to protect your workers and others from coronavirus. This is called a risk assessment and it’ll help you manage risk and protect people.
Practical measures you can take, for example:
Talk to staff and provide information
By consulting and involving people in the steps you are taking to manage the risk of coronavirus in your workplace you can:
Work from home
Everyone who can work from home should do so. To help your people work from home you should:
Make your workplace COVID-Secure
If through your risk assessment you have identified people who cannot work from home, then you should consider what changes you might need in your workplace to reduce risk and make it ‘COVID-secure’.
Entrances and Exits
To help workers to social distance you can:
If you need guidance or assistance with any HR issue, redundancy situations, or indeed to help you bring back your employees during these very challenging times, please do not hesitate to contact us.