Helping you return to the workplace safely | Pertemps
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The Government continues to offer updated advice for people who are returning to the workplace following a period of lockdown.

In order to reduce workplace risk, the current advice stipulates that you must: 

  1. Increase the frequency of handwashing
  2. Retain social distancing – keep 2m apart
  3. Self-isolate at home if you show symptoms of coronavirus

Official guidance on the Government’s plans for returning to the workplace can be found here

 

Sector-specific guidance which covers construction, other outdoor work, warehouses, labs, research facilities, offices and contact centres can be found here

 

The remaining guidance addresses working in other people's homes, restaurants offering takeaway or delivery, shops and similar environments and people who work in or from vehicles, including couriers and lorry drivers.

 

A guide for employers

In conjunction with our Health & Safety team, Pertemps has produced a ‘Returning to the Workplace’ document for employers. It contains a detailed approach for companies to consider when asking employees to return to the workplace including an interactive checklist. The document can be seen below. 

 

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advised British nationals against all but essential international travel. This is continually under review, for the latest guidance please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-essential-international-travel-guidance

 

Further information on protecting yourself and others from coronavirus can be found at https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

See more of our tips and advice below, to help you transition back into the workplace safely.