BSI Guidance On Safe Working During The COVID-19 Pandemic

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Version 3 of the Guidelines is now available

The current COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally shifted the way people live and work. The Guidelines are a response to the pandemic and the increased risk the disease presents to the health, safety, and well-being of people in all work settings.

BSI’s Safe Working Guidelines provide guidance to business owners, managers, workers and other users, as they deal with the complexities of this changing situation and adapt their own ways of working. The information and recommendations are applicable to any organization, regardless of the nature of their activities or geographical location.

Key changes in Version 3 include an Executive Summary and guidance on:

  • planning for changes to restrictions at local, regional and national levels
  • testing, contact tracing and quarantine, and two new annexes on:
  • protective security considerations, and
  • accessibility and inclusion considerations.

These guidelines are currently under consideration for development as an international document through ISO.

For further information on the Guidelines, and to access Versions 1 and 2, please see the Executive Summary.

Version 3 is now available to download - please click here.

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