Stakeholder eBulletin: 26 June 2020

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Making manufacturing workplaces COVID-secure

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We are working with BEIS to help you continue working safely during the coronavirus outbreak and make sure you have the guidance you need to make your workplace COVID-secure. This week we are looking at manufacturing...

HSE has issued guidance for employers and businesses in manufacturing sectors to help you understand and manage any additional risks caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

 

It explains how workplaces can continue or restart operations safely. Alongside this, we have published guidance on restarting workplace pressure systems - pressure systems which have not been used for an extended period of time may become unsafe.

 

BEIS have published guidance on how to make a range of workplaces COVID-secure. Separate guidance is available for Scotland and Wales.


Covid Secure Webinars

HSE’s Chief Executive and Chair are taking part in COVID Secure webinars with the CBI, Institute of Directors and South Wales Chamber of Commerce next week.

Links to the on-line events are below if you would like to register to attend.

 

CBI Daily Coronavirus Webinar – 1 July

 

South Wales Chamber returning to work safely webinar – 1 July

 

IoD Coronavirus Webinar – 3 July


Air conditioning and ventilation

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The risk of air conditioning spreading coronavirus in the workplace is extremely low.

You can continue using most types of air conditioning system as normal.

 

However, if you use a centralised ventilation system that removes and circulates air to different rooms, it is recommended that you turn off recirculation and use a fresh air supply.

 

Find out more about using air conditioning and general ventilation during the coronavirus outbreak


Gas safety during the coronavirus outbreak

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HSE has published guidance for landlords, gas engineers and clinically vulnerable (shielded) tenants.

The guidance explains what landlords need to do during the outbreak to meet their legal duties to maintain gas safety.

 

It has advice on how registered gas engineers can work safely in customers’ homes and there is guidance for shielded tenants.

 

For more gas safety health and safety advice and guidance visit our website and subscribe to receive the latest domestic gas email updates.

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