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Acas and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have updated guidance, including new help in dealing with workers returning to the workplace

Employers using these guides will be able to:

  • help employers deal with workers who are unable to return to work, or who are reluctant to do so – for example, for health and safety reasons
  • address issues for different types of industry
  • specify priority steps for businesses to take, including phasing of workers’ return to work
  • help employers take steps to protect vulnerable workers
  • give guidance on how to talk to workers about Covid-19 prevention measures
  • find useful links to further sources of information, including in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland where relevant.

The guides available include: