If you are still working during this period you must still follow government guidelines around social distancing.
For some transport, construction, manufacturing and trades activities this may lead to an increase in lone working as you are adapting to the current requirements.
Ensure you carry out a risk assessment and take reasonable measures to protect lone workers!
We are all getting ready to return to work, find out the safety considerations to make and get your free return to work coronavirus risk assessment downloadread more
There is a lot of talk and speculation about masks currently surrounding Covid-19. There is a clear difference between a surgical mask, a face covering and a face mask such as an FFP3 or FFP2. FFP3 masks require a specific face fit test if used for the purposes of work. The HSE have updated their guidance on safely conducting face fit testing during Covid-19.read more
Stay 20 metres apart when exercising, scientist warns, over fears runners can spread coronavirus from further away.read more
Competent health and safety Advice remains absolutely vital in the application process for SSIP certification with SMAS Worksafe during the Covid-19 crisis.read more
During the current Coronavirus pandemic, the fire authority may change or scale back services, to avoid spreading the virus and to keep their own personnel safe. If you are still carrying out activities it is important that fire safety measures are kept in check to safeguard your business.read more
Currently there are no approved publicly available Coronavirus self testing kits. The Government has stated any conronavirus test kits currently being sold for personal or business testing are not CE marked and should not be used because the results are currently unreliable.read more