Impact of the Level 5 Restriction

The Irish Government announced a move to Level 5 Restrictions as of midnight on Wednesday, 21st October 2020.  These restrictions are in place for a 6 week period (when the announcement was made). Level 5 restriction include:  People should stay at home unless they are required to attend to work to carry out essential services where their physical…

Safe ways to clock in and out

During the COVID-19 pandemic our working practices have changed considerably and none so obviously as our contact with people and equipment in the workplace. Employers are having to think creatively about how their staff interact with each other and how the business can operate with a minimum of shared equipment. One vital area of consideration…

Back in the saddle

With the lockdown restrictions beginning to be lifted businesses are slowly starting to re-emerge to find the environment is now quite different. The challenges of continuing to operating during the COVID-19 pandemic has left a permanent mark on the workplace and employers now have additional considerations for both their staff and customers. One of the…

Working from Home Guidance

Want to know how to ensure your staff are safe while working from home? We have put together a 12-page Guidance document with helpful advice on all the areas of health and safety that employers need to consider for home-working employees. There is also an essential Display Screen Equipment Checklist and Assessment form that can…

Return to work safely during lockdown

The Peopletime Health and Safety Officers have compiled must-have guidance documents to support companies re-start their businesses while managing the ongoing risk of COVID-19. The guidance includes: Guidance for Employers Instructions for Employees COVID-19 Prevention (A4 poster) COVID-19 Symptoms (A4 poster) COVID-19 Who is at risk (A4 poster) Hand hygiene (A4 poster)