Safety first: a coronavirus checklist

As the situation evolves, businesses need to be mindful of their employees’ health and well-being. Here are some of the issues that might arise

It’s important to remember that your employees will be worried about the new coronavirus. Picture: Getty

There have been no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ireland at the time of writing, but the situation is evolving quickly.

Employers have a duty of care towards their employees and must take reasonable steps to protect their health and safety. Here are some of the main issues you may encounter, and how to deal with them.

Give employees the facts

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