Business Continuity Supports

Work Safety Protocol: The Work Safely Protocol is designed to support employers and workers to put measures in place that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. The Protocol is a general document applicable to all sectors. It sets out the minimum measures required in every place of work to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to facilitate the re-opening of workplaces following temporary closures and the ongoing safe operation of those workplace.

Further Information: https://enterprise.gov.ie/en/Publications/Work-Safely-Protocol.html

HSA COVID-19 Templates and Checklists: The HSA COVID-19 templates and checklists – based on the Protocol – have been prepared to inform employers, business owners, managers and workers about what they need to do to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

Further Information: https://www.hsa.ie/eng/topics/covid-19_coronavirus_information_and_resources/covid-19_business_supports/business_supports/work_safely_templates_checklists_and_posters/

HSA Work Safely Online Course: The HSA Work Safely Online Courses includes a course to help under- stand the Protocol requirements and a course for those appointed Lead Worker Representative.

Business Continuity Planning COVID-19 Checklist: The Department’s checklist on Business Continuity Planning provides a useful checklist for businesses in responding to COVID-19.

Further Information: https://enterprise.gov.ie/en/Publications/Business-Continuity-Planning-A-check- list-of-Preparatory-Actions-in-Responding-to-the-COVID-19-Outbreak.html

Workplace Protection and Improvement: The NSAI COVID-19 Workplace Protection and Improvement Guide consolidates the practical guidance available on how to manage business continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic, in relation to workers and the public.

Further Information: https://www.nsai.ie/covid-19workplaceprotection/

Retail Protection and Improvement: The NSAI COVID-19 Retail Protection and Improvement Guide consolidates the practical guidance available on how to manage business continuity of the retail sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Further Information: https://www.nsai.ie/covid-19retailprotection/

Shopping Centre Recovery and Protection: The NSAI COVID-19 Shopping Centre Recovery and Protection Guide provides guidance for shopping centres restoring business operations following a disruption or closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Further Information: https://www.nsai.ie/covid-19shoppingcentreprotection/

ReBound Back to Business. Safely: The Skillnet Ireland ReBound initiative offers guidance to SME owners and managers on implementing the Work Safely Protocol.

Further Information: https://www.skillnetireland.ie/rebound/

Working remotely: Guidance on working remotely during COVID-19 for employers and employees seeking to engage with remote working solutions.

Further Information: https://enterprise.gov.ie/en/What-We-Do/Workplace-and-Skills/Remote-Working/

HSA advice for employers and employees: HSA advice and guidance for employers and employees including COVID-19 FAQs and guidance on homeworking.

Further Information: https://www.hsa.ie/eng/topics/covid-19_coronavirus_information_and_resources/covid-19_guidance_and_advice/guidance_and_advice/