Work Safely Protocol – A Review of Key Updates

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 25 February 2022
Ruth Keehan
Issues covered: Covid19; Work Safely Protocol; Covid Restrictions; Policies and Procedures

Following the recent relaxation of public health measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, there has been a departure from the requirement for employees to work from home unless necessary to attend in person. Employers can commence a phased return to physical attendance at the workplace. To support this transition, at the end of January, the government published its much anticipated update to its Work Safely Protocol -  the “Transitional Protocol: Good Practice Guidance for Continuing to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19”. Ruth Keehan of Matheson reviews the key updates of the Protocol and recommends action points for employers to consider below. 

The Protocol

The Protocol revises the

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