Corona Virus

HSE Weekly Digest: COVID-Secure Workplaces and the Latest Health and Safety News

Tuesday 21st July 2020

This bulletin has been provided to us by the HSE

This week's digest contains advice on how to clean and disinfect large areas during the coronavirus outbreak. We have information on spot inspections HSE is carrying out to ensure workplaces are COVID-secure too.

There are also links to annual agriculture fatality figures, and details about the latest job vacancies at HSE.

For all the latest updates visit our website.

Disinfecting premises during the coronavirus outbreak

You can help to control the spread of COVID-19 by cleaning and disinfecting a larger space or room.

Fog, mist, vapour or UV treatments may be suitable options for cleaning and disinfecting larger spaces, in order to help control the spread of coronavirus.

Any use of these treatments for these purposes should form part of your COVID-19 risk assessment, while users must be competent and properly trained.

Read our guidance on selecting the correct treatment.

Spot inspections: ensure your workplace is COVID-secure

HSE is committed to making sure employers are managing the coronavirus risks that apply to their workplaces.

HSE inspectors are carrying out spot inspections in cities and towns where there is a coronavirus outbreak, to check that businesses are COVID-secure.

Read this press release to find out more about recent spot inspections on businesses in Bradford.

HSE's guide to working safely during the coronavirus outbreak will help you to manage the risk associated with restarting or running your business during the pandemic.

More coronavirus guidance

HSE has published a range of guidance and advice, which you may find useful.

It includes information on:

For all the latest information and advice visit our coronavirus microsite.

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