The following guidance will help support you to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic, but if you require any further information or advice, please complete the online form at the bottom of the page.
Step 4, legal restrictions can be lifted, all businesses can open and the government is no longer instructing people to work from home. To support businesses through this next phase, the Working Safely guidance will continue to provide advice on sensible precautions employers can take to manage risk and support their staff and customers.
Businesses still have a legal duty to manage risks to those affected by their business. The way to do this is to carry out a Health and Safety risk assessment, including the risk of COVID-19, and to take reasonable steps to mitigate the risks you identify of the virus spreading.
You should use the updated guidance below to consider the risk within your own premises and decide which mitigations are appropriate to adopt. In the long term, the Government expect that businesses will need to take fewer precautions to manage the risk of COVID-19. The Government will continue to keep our guidance under review and will remove advice once it’s safe to do so.
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- Hotel and other Guest Accommodation
- Events and attractions
- Restaurants, Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs
- Construction and other outdoor work
- Office, factories and labs
- Shops, branches and close contact services
Responsibility is now shifting to individual businesses to undertake a Health and Safety Risk Assessment, including the risk of COVID-19 and to take reasonable steps to mitigate risks of the virus spreading. The Health and Safety Executive have additional guidance to support businesses.
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