The Government has published detailed guidance called “Working Safely
During Coronavirus (COVID-19)” to assist UK employers in getting businesses
working again. Now that certain business sectors are allowed to re-open it
is crucial that workplaces are risk assessed so that the safest possible
working environment can be created to facilitate employees coming back to
A Return to Work Covid-19 Blank Risk Assessment Form template can be used
to write in your findings: the hazards you have identified; the existing
controls; the further measures and actions required and when they have been
completed. A worked example office risk assessment is also available. This example risk assessment can
assist by prompting the identification of hazards, those at risk, controls
undertaken and further actions.
It is imperative that each risk assessment is specific to each
business, location, department and employee and that all measures,
controls and actions are carried out and not just recorded on the form.
The government has advised that all business with 50 employees or more must
share the completed COVID-19 risk assessment forms with their workforce,
but it is recommended that all employers should do so, even if they have
less than 50 employees.
The Covid-19 Daily Health Declaration Form is for all staff to complete on
a daily basis to confirm that they have not knowingly been in contact with
an infected person, have been maintaining social distancing and do not have
These documents are also available in the Employment Documents Folder.
These Covid-19: Returning to Work Documents are part of the H&S
Documents Folder. Just £35.00 + VAT will provide you with 1 year's
unlimited access to download all/any documents from the Health and Safety