Safe Return to Business
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Sector-Specific Guidelines for Health and Safety of Businesses and Workplaces
If your workplace has not been operating, there may be risks arising from restarting your business that should be managed. Consider the following:
- Things may change as your business operates. If you identify a new area of concern, or if it seems like something isn’t working, take steps to update your policies and procedures.
It is the responsibility of employers to communicate with employees, staff, and customers entering the business or workplace so that they are aware of the procedures in place to keep everyone safe.
Develop the necessary policies to manage entry of all individuals into your workplace, including policies around who can be at the workplace, screening prior to entering the workplace, how to address illness that arises at the workplace, and how workers can be kept safe in adjusted working condit
Employers and employees have a responsibility to implement and follow the necessary precautions to limit the risk of COVID-19 spread in businesses and workplaces.
Employers must conduct an assessment of their workplace to determine possible areas that could contribute to the risk of transmission of COVID-19.