Are you ready? – HSE Health and safety spot checks and inspections during coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Health and Safety Executive is carrying out spot checks and inspections on all types of businesses in all Are you ready? – HSE Health and safety spot checks and inspections during coronavirus (COVID-19)areas to ensure they are COVID-secure. Inspectors will make COVID-secure checks as part of their normal role in visiting workplaces during the pandemic.

The inspectors are making sure businesses are operating in line with Government Guidance and ensuring they are Covid Secure. This means carrying out a Covid Risk Assessment, maintaining social distancing, keeping your workplace clean with handwashing and hygiene procedures.

A video explaining the HSE Spot Checks and Inspections during Coronavirus can be found below:

 

Where businesses are not managing the risks of spreading coronavirus the HSE will take immediate action, by providing advice, stopping certain work practices until they are made safe, issuing enforcement notices, prosecuting where a business fails to comply.  We have a full range of signs and safety products that can help ensure you comply which can be found in our Covid Products Catalogue or for businesses looking to re-open at the end of lockdown we have Back To Work Brochure.

If you are unsure of what signs or Covid prevention signs you may need, please call our team for advice: Tel    01737 762 400