Tuesday June 2, 2020

As lockdown eases, employers must protect workers from Covid-19

Whether it‘s implementing social distancing practices or providing PPE, businesses have a legal obligation to keep their workers safe

10th May, 2020
Wearing facemasks may become the norm in workplaces where social distancing is not possible. Picture: Getty

The impact of Covid-19 on all our lives has been profound. As a result of the measures put in place by the government to contain the spread of the virus, a large proportion of the population has been effectively housebound for the past several weeks.

Many have been laid off and face an uncertain future. For a considerable number of those fortunate enough to remain in employment, remote working has become the new normal.


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