Working safely during (COVID-19)
The government, in consultation with industry, has announced a three-stage approach to getting people in England back to work. From 13 May, certain restrictions will be lifted to allow those who cannot work from home to return to work if it is safe to do so.
The government has published a series of guidance papers to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.
These 8 guides cover a range of different types of work. Many businesses operate more than one type of workplace, such as an office, factory and fleet of vehicles. You may need to use more than one of these guides as you think through what you need to do to keep people safe.
- Construction and other outdoor work
- Factories, plants and warehouses
- Labs and research facilities
- Offices and contact centres
- Other people’s homes
- Restaurants offering takeaway and delivery
- Shops and branches
Reviewing the above and existing statutory guidance, Be the Business have provided useful guidance for employees and employers relating to health and safety, PPE, commuting, many aspects around social distancing, and workplace cleaning.