COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION
There is a large amount of support and guidance relating to COVID-19 which can make it confusing to find the correct guidance. We have grouped the following guidance relevant to the sector to improve accessibility to this information.
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SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT ADVICE
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Waste Sector Guidance was published by the Scottish Government in July 2020 and last updated in July 2021.
This guidance signposts to a range of information and support for those working in the waste sector and can be viewed here.
WASTE INDUSTRY SAFETY AND HEALTH (WISH) FORUM GUIDANCE ON COVID-19 AND WASTE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES
This document is based on Government advice, industry experience and current knowledge with an emphasis is on waste management workplace specific issues. You can read further information and download the document here.
SECTOR ADVICE CARDS
The Scottish Government have produced Waste Sector Advice Cards which provide guidance for managers, supervisors and employees on preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace including:
- Actions to ensure your workplace is COVID-19 compliant
- What to do in the event of an outbreak, or suspected outbreak, of COVID-19 in the workplace
- General advice for everyone at work to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) IN SCOTLAND
All covid rules and restrictions have been lifted in Scotland, but the virus has not gone away.
Use “Covid Sense” to help protect yourself and others
CASE STUDIES, TEMPLATES AND WEBINARS
A range of templates, case studies and webinars showing the practical application of COVID-19 protocols can be seen here.