The Department of Employment & Labour has released a new guideline for employers on workplace preparedness within the context of Covid-19. You can access the guideline here.
The guideline is based on traditional infection prevention and occupational hygiene practices. The guideline emphasises that employers must take steps to implement the following measures at the workplace -
Due to the nature of Covid-19, prevention is definitely better than cure. Employers should consider this guideline when conducting risk assessments and when considering appropriate control measures to implement at its workplace.
Should you require detailed advice on how to approach Covid-19 at your workplace, please do not hesitate to contact one of our partners.