Good ventilation in the workplace can help reduce the spread of coronavirus

8th September 2021 As more people return to the workplace, authority bodies are stressing the importance of good ventilation to support businesses minimize the risk of coronavirus. Alongside cleaning, hygiene and handwashing, good ventilation is one of the best ways to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the workplace as it reduces the amount of […]

New and increased COVID-19 spot checks throughout the UK by the HSE.

New and increased COVID-19 spot checks throughout the UK by the HSE. COVID -19 spot checks and inspections update: A new Variant of Concern is spreading in some parts of the UK. Further advice from the HSE is that they are increasing their spot checks in all work environments for COVID compliance. Due to the […]

HSE COVID Advice Update

    The HSE has issued new guidance for working and returning to work in line with the Governments easing of restrictions. https://www.hse.gov.uk/coronavirus/working-safely Returning to work after a lockdown or other closure If your workers have been at home for a while, it may be useful to talk to them about coronavirus precautions before they […]

RIDDOR reporting of COVID-19

RIDDOR reporting of COVID-19 This guidance is for the person reporting, usually the employer (known as the ‘responsible person’). Members of the public and non-work-related cases There is no requirement under RIDDOR (The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) to report incidents of disease or deaths of members of the public, patients, […]

HSE Construction Health Inspection Initiative – October 2020

October 2020 will see HSE carrying out its latest construction health inspection initiative with health and safety inspectors targeting construction sites across Great Britain. Details of the Initiative: The initiative will run from Monday 5 – Friday 30 October As with previous health inspection initiatives, the focus will be on respiratory risks. COVID-security is a […]

Making your workplace COVID safe

Working safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Social distancing and making your workplace COVID-secure HSE has produced guidance on social distancing in the workplace, with details on common areas, workstations, movement around buildings and more. Find out more below or visit the HSE webpage https://www.hse.gov.uk/coronavirus/working-safely Social distancing means keeping people apart to help reduce the spread […]

COVID 19 CLC Site Operating Procedures V5 Update

Site Operating Procedures V5   The Site Operating Procedures have been updated by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) to reflect the latest Government guidance following the easing of lock-down measures in England from Saturday 4 July.   The ‘one metre plus’ social distancing guidelines require workers to stay two metres apart, or one metre with risk […]

Working Safely During COVID 19

Working safely during the coronavirus outbreak Assessing Risk As an employer, you must protect people from harm. This includes taking reasonable steps to protect your workers and others from coronavirus. In your risk assessment you must: Identify what work activity or situations might cause transmission of the virus Think about who could be at risk […]