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Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer businesses and workplaces

Guidance for businesses and workplaces on reducing the risk of COVID-19 and supporting staff and customers.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer businesses and workplaces
Overview

Overview

With the arrival of the Omicron variant, businesses should make an extra effort to strengthen compliance with current protection measures.

Continued collective effort and commitment, particularly in sticking to the rules and guidance in place, will be a critical part of our response over the challenging winter period.

This guidance is for all businesses and workplaces and provides advice on measures to reduce risk and create a safe environment for customers and staff.

These are additional mandatory and advisory measures for specific sectors to help reduce transmission of the virus, including for: hospitality (including adult entertainment), nightclubs, sport stadia, sport and indoor leisure facilities, live events, cultural venues, life events, retail, amusement arcades, betting shops/ bookmakers, close contact services, tourist accommodation, soft plays and leisure, and those who work in other people's homes.

How to use this guidance

You should use this guidance to consider the transmission risk of COVID-19 within your premises, and identify the necessary measures you will need to put in place to protect workers and visitors.


Contact

Email: DLECONPSWT@gov.scot

First published: 23 Dec 2021 Last updated: 13 Jan 2022 -