CREATING A SAFE WORKPLACE – PROVIDING SAFE VENTILATION

CREATING A SAFE WORKPLACE – PROVIDING SAFE VENTILATION

Improving general ventilation, preferably through fresh air or mechanical systems can help reduce the risk of spreading many viruses, infections and germs including COVID-19. Providing an adequate supply of fresh air can also help prevent employees feeling unfocused, irritable and stuffy resulting in them feeling motivated to work. Here are some ways you can ensure there is a fresh supply of...

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Preventing the spread of germs through effective and safe disposal of PPE & Face coverings

Preventing the spread of germs through effective and safe disposal of PPE & Face coverings

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, essential PPE such as masks, gloves and aprons have been fundamental in protecting you and your team’s health and safety. To continue to protect those around you, it is essential we all understand how to effectively dispose of PPE and face coverings to prevent the spread of infection.   How to safely remove personal protective equipment Removing your...

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A guide to creating safe deliveries

A guide to creating safe deliveries

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, delivery drivers have been instrumental in keeping Britain going; from delivering essential supplies to the NHS, to dropping off your food shopping, they have allowed us to get the goods we need to navigate through this crisis. However, due to the nature of their roles, logistics workers and drivers may be more likely to be exposed to COVID-19. These teams are...

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Look after your teams, and they’ll look after your business

Look after your teams, and they’ll look after your business

As many businesses prepare to re-open, how can owners and managers ensure that they operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic? Keeping your team safe and protected in the workplace is clearly important, but how can you support them when offsite? We believe that when employees feel cared for, they care for your business.   Hygiene support for staff; Personal Protection Packs   The...

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Returning to the hospitality sector: What you need to know

Returning to the hospitality sector: What you need to know

Food, drink and hospitality sectors are beginning to reopen - a move I'm sure we are all excited for. As you welcome your customers back, it's important to make sure you've taken the essential steps to securing the safety of your employees, customers and your business.   Risk assessment Moving forward, it will be legal requirement for COVID-19 to be taken into consideration in any risk...

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Everything you need to know when choosing the right mask

Everything you need to know when choosing the right mask

Latest government guidance has recently shifted towards the use of masks and face-covering when out and about. Preventing the spread of COVID-19 is paramount in the workplace, the health and safety of your employees should be your top priority and providing them with the correct mask or PPE is a step in the right direction. With a wide variety of masks, respirators and face coverings to choose...

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Best practices in a socially distant environment

Best practices in a socially distant environment

Social distancing in office areas, receptions and other working environments is the new normal as we return to work. To help support businesses through this period of transition we have put together some short tips on how to manage social distancing throughout the workplace.   Shift changeovers and lunch changeovers Supporting employee health and well-being whilst minimising the impact of...

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How to adapt individual workspaces

How to adapt individual workspaces

As the lockdown is slowly lifted in the UK, businesses are looking to welcome back their employees to the workplace and in offices. However, wherever you work, there simply isn't going to be that same buzz about the place which may have been present pre-COVID-19 and this is because as employers we all need to make sure we are supporting our teams and looking at ways in which individual...

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Implementing social distancing in the workplace

Implementing social distancing in the workplace

Thinking back to the start of 2020, social distancing would not have been a term many of us were particularly familiar with. Now, and only halfway through the year, it’s become a global way of life. As we look towards the immediate future, in order to protect the health of our employees, our customers and our families; it’s vital we start to adapt our working environments to meet COVID 19...

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