COVID-19 Safeguarding employees on clients sites | Live Q&A in partnership with Reset

23 November 2020 | 14:00 - 14:30

Whilst many businesses have adapted well throughout the pandemic to provide employees with a COVID safe working environment, there are, unfortunately, some businesses who are failing, with ineffective procedures, lack of management and supervision of social distancing rules.

For businesses who have a requirement or need to visit client sites, as an employer, you have a duty of care to take reasonably practicable steps to safeguard all employees both on and off-site.

To assist with safeguarding employees, our Director of Health and Safety Services, Nick Wilson will be hosting a live Q&A on Safeguarding employees on client’s sites. Nick will be sharing how EW have prepared; the lessons learnt and the employment law implications.

During this 30-minute virtual session, we will be covering the following points:

  • The duty of care of both parties;
  • Is it necessary to visit the clients’ site or can these needs be met through online video conferencing?;
  • The importance of conducting a risk assessment;
  • Pre-visit checks and point of work assessment;
  • Access to on-site facilities including safe working area, sanitising facilities etc.; and
  • How to manage refusals to return to work on health and safety grounds.

Register for this free session now using the form opposite.

Got a question for Nick?

If you have any questions, please submit them using the form opposite, Nick will endeavour to answer as many as possible during the session.

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“We are delighted with the service and support from Ellis Whittam. Professional and timely responses with concise and informative guidance to help us make employee decisions in the best interests of the business. We now consider the team at Ellis Whittam an extension of our HR service and Business Support Team. Having Ellis Whittam on board gives us the confidence to navigate the employment and HR challenges we need to overcome.”

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