British Safety Council Offers 'Return to Work' COVID-19 Protocol

British Safety Council Offers 'Return to Work' COVID-19 Protocol

The British Safety Council has developed a COVID-19 framework applicable to all sectors aimed to enable organisations to develop robust protocols and arrangements, designed to effectively manage the risk of pandemic as far as is reasonably possible within their workplace.


With months of a COVID-19 compelled restrictions, workplaces across are slowly opening their doors for employees.


For Indian companies, the guidelines have been specially designed by taking into account the current best practices in occupational health and safety guidance issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the European Commission.


British Safety Council's COVID-19 Assurance Assessment Service includes consolidated consultancy services to organisations across India looking for credible and reliable sources of support to return to operational activity. With their team of health, safety and environmental experts, British Safety Council provides technical consultancy in all elements within the guide.


The Framework is essentially based on the bulwark of a host of areas including assessing risks, planning control measures, allocation of roles and responsibilities, implementing, and maintaining controls, communication and training, monitoring effectiveness and reviewing and revising arrangements. Within these, the guidelines also specifically cover details on control measures including points such as how to minimise the risk of transmission, total avoidance of personal contact, health control and surveillance, social distancing, personal hygiene, use of personal protective equipment, PPE, workplace cleaning and workplace ventilation.


The British Safety Council will also offer assessment services that focus on elements of business recovery and will support the stabilisation of business growth for organisations.



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