The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have produced guidance that will help you keep workers safe (COVID secure) during the outbreak.

It covers the steps you should take to protect workers and others, in line with your normal legal duties in managing risk and risk assessment at work.

Please note that every employer or self-employed person must complete a risk assessment. If you employ 5 or more people, you must record your significant findings, including:

  • the hazards (things that may cause harm)
  • who might be harmed and how
  • what you are doing to control the risks

The following guides will help you manage the additional risk from coronavirus in your business during this time:

Further advice is available from your area Environmental Health Officer:

Environmental Health Officer

Healthy Working Lives offer free, confidential advice to businesses on safety and health issues.

Additional information is available for people and businesses in Scotland on the Scottish Government - Coronavirus in Scotland web pages.