At IEMA we want to do all that we can to support our members and partners health and well-being at this vital time. We hope that these links to helpful resources from various credible sources will provide you with some handy reference material all in one convenient place.
Here is the Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy document which came out on 11th May 2020.
The Government has, in consultation with industry, produced ‘COVID-19 secure’ guidance to help ensure workplaces are as safe as possible. There are 5 key points:
-Work from home, if you can
-Carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment, in consultation with workers or trade unions
-Maintain 2 metres social distancing, wherever possible
-Where people cannot be 2 metres apart, manage transmission risk
-Reinforcing cleaning processes
There are also 8 guides covering a range of different types of work:
Construction and other outdoor work – Guidance for people who work in or run outdoor working environments.
Factories, plants and warehouses - Guidance for people who work in or run factories, plants and warehouses
Homes – Guidance for people working in, visiting or delivering to home environments as well as their employers
Labs and research facilities – Guidance for people who work in or run indoor labs and research facilities and similar environments
Offices and contact centres – Guidance for people who work in or run offices, contact centres and similar indoor environments
Restaurants offering takeaway or delivery – Guidance for people who work in or run restaurants offering takeaway or delivery services.
Shops and branches – Guidance for people who work in or run shops, branches, stores or similar environments.
Vehicles – Guidance for people who work in or from vehicles, including couriers, mobile workers, lorry drivers, on-site transit and work vehicles, field forces and similar.