Covid-19 advice

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We have been advising in relation to health and safety law duties arising from the Covid-19 coronavirus.

The link below takes you to a webinar published on 18 May 2020 as part of Safety and Health Expo Digital Week, in which Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal  discusses: 

  • Reporting under RIDDOR
  • Managing difficult decisions relating to COVID-19
  • Could we be prosecuted for COVID-19 exposures?
  • Can we keep operating if we are struggling with social distancing?
  • Working from home – how far do our duties extend?
  • Statutory inspections – what if we are running behind?
  • Returning to work

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The link below is to an article below published in Safety & Health Practitioner (SHP online) on 5 May 2020, in which Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal advises on legal requirements in planning the return to work:

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The first link below take you to a webinar for Posturite on 1 May 2020, in which Simon Joyston-Bechal discusses with Katherine Metters the health and safety legal requirements on returning to work after the lockdown; and the second link is to a 14 May 2020 webinar, which was an update with more time to answer the numerous questions:

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Below is a link to a Q&A following on from an April 2020 law update webinar for Barbour/Informa, in which Simon Joyston-Bechal answered questions on responding to Covid-19 and working from home.

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This link is to a webinar for Posturite on 19 March 2020, in which Simon Joyston-Bechal discusses with Katherine Metters the health and safety legal issues concerning working from home during the lockdown:

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The link below is to an article published in SHP online on 11 March 2020, in which Simon Joyston-Bechal provides a methodology for dealing with difficult Covid-19 related conundrums: