Workplace Report November 2020

Health & safety - HSE Monitor

Covid policing ‘doesn’t stop at factory gates’

The government’s new three-tier system of Covid restrictions risks penalising the general public, while leaving crammed workplaces, including schools and colleges, without the necessary support and oversight to maintain Covid safety, says the Hazards Campaign. It renewed its call for workplaces to be operating only where they are certified by enforcement authorities as controlling the risks, and for more resources for enforcement.