As Coronavirus COVID-19 continues to cause concern around the world, PLASA advises all its members to read up on steps they should be taking to mitigate the potential impacts of the virus.
Below we outline the advice and best practice from the Government, NHS, and other organisations.
The World Health Organisation
Daily updates, videos on best practice and posters to download to inform your workforce.
Have published their action plan
UK Department of Health and Social Care, and Public Health England
Daily updates of the situation and what the Government is doing to prevent its spread.
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Daily updates of the current situation throughout Europe, resources and guidance.
Has a concise guide to Coronavirus setting out how it is spread, how to avoid catching it, symptoms, treatment and what to do if you think you or any of your employees might be infected.
Public Health England
A useful ‘frequently asked questions’ page.
Protecting your business and workforce
Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
IOSH work closely with the WHO to share the latest information and have shared simple facts on your obligations as an employer.
Seven ways to protect travelling employees.
The Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development
A useful fact sheet which sets out how employers should be responding.
Advice for employers including sick-pay and what to do if employees do not want to go to work.
Health & Safety matters
Advice of preparing a business response plans and your legal responsibilities.