COVID-19: Advice and guidance for places of work

Please see below for a list containing advice, guidance and information from government authorities concerning COVID-19 in places of work.

HSENI, in association with PHA, has produced useful advice and guidance for employers when employees have to self-isolate during COVID-19. It contains guidance on self-isolation when an employee tests positive for COVID-19, actions workplaces should take when an employee tests positive, contract tracing for employees testing positive and close contacts within the workplace and other instances when employees have to self isolate, view at link below:

The following advice produced by the Public Health Agency (PHA) provides a flowchart style guide for employers on how to manage COVID-19 in a business setting:

Latest guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic:

The following link by the Public Health Agency (PHA) provides useful information in the event of an investigation that may be required within a workplace by the PHA and government agencies:

The Public Health Agency has useful information for businesses which includes advice for employers if employees have symptoms and if employees or customers test positive for Covid-19:


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