Business regulatory support - Coronavirus controls
Up-to-date information on government guidance can be accessed from the following link Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Businesses still have legal responsibilities
Business still have legal responsibilities in relation to the health and safety of their employees, contractors and members of the public. Business must as far as is reasonably practicable, control the risks from coronavirus and review and update risk assessments. The following workplace controls remain unchanged:
- adequate ventilation
- sufficient cleaning
- good hand hygiene
Business must continue to consult their workforce on health and safety matters, talking to workers and their representatives helps to reduce risk.
UK government guidance on working safely provides further information and advice on these measures covering a range of different types of work.
Visit the Health and Safety Executives website for further advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) and working safely Keeping workplaces safe as coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions are removed (hse.gov.uk)
If you are a business or have concerns regarding a workplace within Nottingham City’s area, please contact the Safer Business Team.