Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.
The government, in consultation with industry, has produced guidance to help ensure workplaces are as safe as possible.
In their publication (11/5/20), BEIS have outlined five steps to working safely:
- Carry out a COVID-19 Risk Assessment;
- Follow cleaning and hygeine rules;
- Help people work from home;
- Stay 2m apart where possible;
- If 2m cannot be achieved, take steps to manage risk.
You can download the Staying Covid-19 secure in 2020 poster here
The Government have produced Risk Assessment Guides to assist a safe return to work. Many businesses operate more than one type of workplace, such as an office, warehouse or peoples homes. You may need to use more than one of these guides as you think through what you need to do to keep people safe.These 6 guides cover a range of different types of work that are most relevant to the KBB industry, although the full list of 8 can be found at www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19
- Guidance for people working in, visiting or delivering to peoples homes
- Guidance for people who work in or run shops, branches, stores or similar environments
- Guidance for people who work in or run offices, contact centres or other indoor environments
- Guidance for people who work in or run factories, plants and warehouses or similar environments
- Guidance for people who work in or run outdoor or similar working environments
- Guidance for people who work in or from vehicles, including couriers, mobile workers, lorry drivers, on-site transit and work vehicles, field forces and similar
Please click here to view a copy of the letter the Kbsa received from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
Please click here to view a copy of the letter the Kbsa received from Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills.