What are the hazards?

Who might be harmed

What are you already doing to control the risks?

What further action do you need to take to control the risks?

Who needs to carry out the action?

When is the action needed by?

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Visitors
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Contractors

Hand Washing
Stringent hand washing taking place.

Gel sanitisers in any area where washing facilities not readily available

Employees to be reminded on a regular basis to wash their hands for 20 seconds with water and soap. Also reminded to catch coughs and sneezes in tissues – Follow Catch it, Bin it, Kill it and to avoid touching face, eyes, nose or mouth with unclean hands. Tissues will be made available throughout the office

All staff, Manager to monitor

Immediately

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Visitors
Cleaners
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Cleaning
Frequently cleaning and disinfecting objects and surfaces that are touched regularly particularly in areas of high use such as door handles, light switches,

To help reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) reminding everyone of the public health advice

Checks will be carried out by managers to ensure that the necessary procedures are being followed

All staff, Manager to monitor

Immediately

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Visitors
Cleaners
Contractors

Social Distancing
Social Distancing -Reducing the number of persons in any work area to comply with the 2-metre rule.

Redesigning processes to ensure social distancing is in place

Staff to be reminded on a daily basis of social distancing both in the office and out side of it

All staff, Manager to monitor

Immediately

01/11/2020

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Visitors
Cleaners
Contractors

Symptoms of covid-19

If anyone becomes unwell with a new continuous cough or a high temperature in the office they will be sent home and advised to follow the stay at home guidance.

Managers will maintain regular contact with staff members during this time

If advised that a member of staff or visitor has developed Covid-19 and were recently on the premises the management team will contact the public health authority to discuss the case, identify people who have been in contact with them and will take advice on any actions or precautions that should be taken

Internal communication and cascading of messages through managers will be carried out regularly to reassure and support staff in a fast changing situation

Managers will offer support to staff who are affected by coronavirus or has a family member affected

Manager

Immediately

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