Whipping the Cat – Covid-19 Occupational Health & Safety Memo

With the shift to Level 4 Lockdown on 1 May 2020, some businesses will be returning to workplace-based operations. But as we have come to expect, there are a new “normal” and employees cannot return to work just as they would have done pre-COVID-19. The new directive for workplace health and safety (issued on 28 April 2020) sets out a raft of new requirements that employers will need to comply with as employees return to work. This memo sets out the “new normal” including details of the new requirements for social distancing, providing and wearing masks, dealing with the public etc