Although England has now moved to “Step 4” of the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown, PPP has advised that businesses should remain cautious while managing the risks as cases of COVID-19 remain high.
All employers must carry out a risk assessment to protect their workers and others from coronavirus (COVID-19). Details of the requirements and links to advice and resources, including a COVID-19 risk assessment template and examples, can be found on the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE’s) website at: Risk assessment – Working safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (hse.gov.uk)
Risk assessments should take into account the Government’s sector specific business guidance “Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)” more information can be found at: Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) – Guidance – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
If you would like any further help or information please contact EHadvice@westberks.gov.uk