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Free downloadable guide: COVID-Secure Risk Assessments and Inspections

Free download: Covid-secure risk assessments and inspections. An employers guide.

Despite the continuing success of the vaccination programme, COVID-19 is still interfering with our day-to-day lives and we will need to learn to live with it for a further period of time. Whilst those that have already had one or both of their vaccines are afforded some protection from COVID-19, it can still spread, which is the main reason for the cautious government roadmap out of lockdown. 

As a result, workplaces and areas open to the public still need to be COVID-secure and even if employers previously completed a COVID risk assessment, it is now time to revisit it. Ensuring safety measures are in place and existing measures are still effective, is important to those essential businesses continuing to operate and those looking to reopen the workplace in the near future. Perhaps in the chaos of last year the COVID-secure risk assessment was hurriedly put together, or employees were not fully consulted, or is it time to complete a review?

Whatever your situation, we’ve put together a handy guide in partnership with Citation, to help you understand how to carry out a COVID-secure risk assessment and how to prepare for an inspection. It includes:

  • Performing your COVID-secure risk assessment
  • Communicating your COVID-secure risk assessment with employees
  • Publishing your risk assessment
  • Preparing for a COVID-secure inspection
  • Common issues identified by inspectors
  • Encouraging compliance with new measures
  • And more...

Download your free guide to COVID-secure risk assessments and inspections or use the download button below to get access to this useful guide.

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The HSE are carrying out inspections of all types of business across the UK, to ensure they are following the government guidance to keep the workplace COVID-secure. Back in May 2020, the government created 14 guides to support businesses with keeping people safe and minimise the risk of transmission of COVID-19, which are kept up-to-date. It is expected that all businesses, no matter their size, implement COVID-secure measures.

Other useful resources include:

Vaccinations & Testing -  provides an overview of some of the most common questions employers have on this topic and how to stay on the right side of your legal obligations. (Ensure you select the correct guide before completing the form for your instant download)

GWP Employment rights - a look at what the Good Work Plan is and how it impacts those working under more flexible arrangements, plus an overview of employment rights to ensure you are clear on the status of those working for you & the documentation required. (Ensure you select the correct guide before completing the form for your instant download)

GWP Defining Employment status - provides the answer to 10 key questions to ask if your business uses self-employed individuals, in light of the Good Work Plan that was introduced last year. (Ensure you select the correct guide before completing the form for your instant download)

Furlough scheme extension guide - a look at the details of the furlough scheme, after it’s extension to the end of September 2021. (Ensure you select the correct guide before completing the form for your instant download) 

• Blog: The importance of risk assessments in planning a safe return to the workplace

Free sample policies for Returning to Work during COVID-19

Coronavirus and Furlough Scheme FAQ and resources 

Returning to work essentials training bundle includes the most popular training courses which can help employers with getting their staff back into the workplace safely and with confidence. Get instant access to any the full iHASCO course library to assess suitability for your staff’s training requirements. 

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