Ensure how to deal with the coronavirus within your workplace? IOSH has developed a resource page where you can find the latest advice for personal hygiene and prevention, emergency planning and management of remote workers.
Managers & Supervisors emergency planning advice:
Develop a response plan in case an individual is suspected with the coronavirus (COVID-19). Including an immediate response plan and risks in place without stigma or discrimination.
- Explore ways of remote working such as working from home
- Develop a business continuity plan in case of an outbreak covering:
- How you will continue to function and run the business
- Your communication to your employees and contractors their role within the plan.
- Ensure you are stocked up with alcohol-based gel, soap, hand wash and tissue.
- Cleaners are cleaning the areas regularly and with the correct products.
The virus seems to start with a fever followed by a dry cough.
After a week, lead to shortness of breath and some patients require hospital treatment
Only take self-isolation if you have been advised to do so by the 111 coronavirus service or a medical professional!
Are you doing your bit to help?
Regular updates are posted on the gov.uk website VIEW MORE HERE
IOSH information link VIEW MORE HERE
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