Insight: What can employers do to prevent a workplace outbreak of Covid-19?

Encouraging a shared sense of responsibility and ensuring that staff know they will not lose out if they have a positive diagnosis will help keep everyone safe

10th October, 2020
Insight: What can employers do to prevent a workplace outbreak of Covid-19?
The HSE will now notify employers if a member of their staff tests positive, but the employee in question will not be identified

We have become all too aware in recent weeks of just how quickly the coronavirus can spread once it gains a foothold in the community, but what about the workplace? What rights do employers have to be informed if a member of staff tests positive for Covid-19?

With the country on level 3 restrictions, employees are required to work from home if they can and employers must do all they can to facilitate this. In...

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