When your employees return to work they will be exposed to more risk of developing Covid 19 infection. We would suggest a reminder of the guidance on how to self isolate.
An employer has a duty of care for each employee in any work environment. If your employees are currently working from home, it is advisable to ensure the suitability of their workplace. Please encourage them to perform a self-assessment for their workstation on the HSE link as follows. This will ensure you reduce the risk of them developing musculoskeletal and posture problems. www.hse.gov.uk/msd/dse/index-htm
We recommend that line managers perform risk assessments on their team members and ensure they keep in touch with their teams on a regular basis. If any employee has a history of mental health problems, it is important to support them in the workplace and be mindful for increasing stressors in the current pandemic.
The following link will help employers and management support their workforce at home. . www.hse.gov.uk/toolbox/workers/home.htm
The Government is now giving guidance on their staged process to gradually exit our Covid 19 Lockdown period.