ASSESSMENT ON THE CONTROL OF CORONAVIRIS COVID-19
Covid-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It is caused by a virus called Coronavirus. Symptoms can be mild, moderate or fatal.
What are the hazards?
Spread of Covid-19 Coronavirus
Who may be harmed?
Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, dry using disposable paper towel. Use towel to turn off tap.
Frequent cleaning and disinfecting objects and surfaces that are touched regularly particularly in areas of high use such as door handles, light switches, reception areas, using appropriate cleaning products and methods.
Take steps to ensure the recommended 2m gap is maintained, see the specific Covid-19 plan of work for each role. Included in the Covid-19 plan of work will be details of groups of staff to use specific washroom facilities.
Face masks must be worn by visitors to our shops, showrooms and offices. Face Masks must be worn by staff working in areas other than their normal workstation.
Symptoms of Covid-19
If anyone becomes unwell with a new continuous cough or a high temperature in the workplace, they will be sent home and advised to follow the stay at home guidance. The Company will stay in regular contact during this time and If advised that a member of staff or Public has tested positive for Covid-19 and was recently on our premises the management will contact the Public Health Authority to take advise on what action should be taken.
Guidance and details of controls for drivers will be detailed in their specific Covid-19 plan of work.
Management will promote mental health & wellbeing awareness to staff during the Coronavirus outbreak and will offer whatever support they can to help.
Additional controls required
Written by John Kemp-Potter
Date 23rd JULY 2020
To be reviewed 1st December 2020