GOVERNMENT SETS OUT GUIDANCE FOR A 'COVID-SECURE' RETURN TO WORK

Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2020

IOSH have published an article  explaining the new guidance documents issued by Government covering the measures to be taken to ensure a ‘COVID-SECURE’ return to work: 

https://www.ioshmagazine.com/2020/05/12/government-sets-out-guidance-covid-secure-return-work

Some of the pertinent points from the IOSH article are as follows:
• The government has now stated that employers will need to carry out COVID-19 risk assessments
• A downloadable notice has also been produced for businesses to display in order to inform people they have followed the guidance
• the government has made available up to £14 million for the HSE for extra call centre employees, inspectors and equipment during the easing of the lockdown

Below is the link to the new government guidance documents.  There are 8 documents in total, one or which is for construction including  working in other peoples homes: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19