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Coronavirus (COVID-19): creating and maintaining safer workplaces

Guidance for workers and employers on returning to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): creating and maintaining safer workplaces
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Scottish Government


NHS Inform

Please refer to relevant sections of the NHS Inform website, in particular the advice on physical distancing, shielding, Test and Protect, and symptoms. Each of these sections notes the date last updated, so please take particular note of whether some of the above guidance has been updated since your draft guidance was produced to ensure this guidance remains aligned.

The occupational risk assessment guidance and assessment tool for staff across all industries should be used by employers to support staff and line managers to understand and carry out effective risk assessments.

Other sources of coronavirus (COVID-19) information

First published: 15 Dec 2020 Last updated: 22 Apr 2021 -