The Government has today, issued updated guidance for employers about multiple coronavirus outbreaks in the workplace.
There is specific guidance on the NHS test and trace service for employers, business, workers and the self-employed which can be found here.
Today's update covers 'Multiple outbreaks in the workplace' and what to do if there is more than one case of COVID-19 associated with a workplace. The guidance states that employers should contact their local health protection team to report the suspected outbreak.
The heath protection team will:
- undertake a risk assessment
- provide public health advice
- where necessary, establish a multi-agency incident management team to manage the outbreak