Category: Coronavirus

RIDDOR reporting of COVID-19

You must only make a report under RIDDOR (The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) when: • an unintended incident at work has led to someone’s possible or actual exposure to coronavirus. This must be reported as a dangerous occurrence. • a worker has been diagnosed as having COVID 19 and there is reasonable evidence that it...

Deep cleaning the workplace in the time of coronavirus

Within a relatively short space of time, the coronavirus has radically changed working life around the world, perhaps forever in the case of some organisations. Never before has workplace cleaning taken on life and death implications across so many different types of work settings. A new approach to cleaning workplaces There have always been workplaces when good hygiene is, quite simply,...

Managing stress during the pandemic

Amid all the uncertainties and disruption caused by COVID-19, an awareness of how your team is coping is all-important. How can managers reduce stress for themselves and employees. From a country in lockdown with schools closed for the foreseeable future, to queues around supermarkets and often contradictory media messages, the coronavirus or COVID-19 is causing significant disruption to day-to-day lives....

Working from home during Covid19

Monday Morning Desk! No morning commute, no stopping by your colleague’s desk to say hello, no lunch at your favourite  restaurant or café around the corner from the office — the daily routine is feeling much different for many workers as the world works to contain COVID-19. If working from home is creating challenges for you, we are here to...

WHSS are still here to help!

A beautiful scene. With the lockdown announced, it’s important you know we are able to provide you with your normal support service. Our team has been working remotely for the past week and we can do 98% of what needs to be done from our homes. The only thing we can’t do, of course, is come for a site visit,...