Safety of employees is a key issue as staff begin returning to a more ‘normal’ working environment. This is especially important in the case of field-based personnel. In line with their responsibility to ensure employee safety, companies should work with their staff to assess the safety of any environments that staff will enter.
These Post Covid-19 slides provide generic guidance on key points but you should also take account of specific training from your company. Where there are differences, the company training should always take precedence.
You should also remain alert to any updates from the government and of course any specific provisions by healthcare facilities should always be complied with.
Of course, this is a fast-moving area so you should endeavour to keep up to date with the latest government guidance and it’s essential to comply with whatever local requirements may exist at individual healthcare facilities. The LSI National Credentialing Register will be working to try to ensure as harmonised an environment as possible in relation to hospitals but variations are likely, particularly in the short-term.