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Weekly Digest: Social Distancing Advice and the Latest Health and Safety News

Wednesday 29th July 2020

This bulletin has been provided to us by the HSE.

This week's digest contains the latest advice on social distancing in the workplace to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

We also have information on the new Building Safety Regulator being established by HSE.

For all the latest updates visit our website.

Social distancing and making your workplace COVID-secure

Social distancing means keeping people apart to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.

You must ensure that workers and other people visiting your workplace understand and comply with the measures you put in place.

Visit our social distancing webpage for more information on making your workplace COVID-secure.

Although HSE regulates in England, Scotland and Wales, the rules on social distancing may be different in devolved nations. You should check the public health guidance for the country you are in:

More coronavirus updates and guidance

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

It includes:

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

The new Building Safety Regulator

HSE is working to establish the first ever Building Safety Regulator (BSR) to ensure strong enforcement of the new regulatory system.

The government has asked HSE to establish a new building safety regulator in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster and following recommendations in the ‘Building a Safer Future’ report by Dame Judith Hackitt.

Find out more about the new Building Safety Regulator.

Subscribe to our BSR mailing list to receive all the latest news and guidance.

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