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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

*UPDATED* Hospital visiting changes, home testing kits, Vaccine info, general info and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.

Health & Safety Covid-19

Updates

2021

October

The updated version of the Organisational Covid-19 Risk Assessment is available here and should be adapted for local use. This supersedes Version 8 of the document which was issued in June 2021.

September

The Health and Safety Executive is continuing to carryout spot checks and inspections on all types of businesses, in all areas, to ensure they are COVID-secure. HSE officers (or person working on their behalf) may undertake telephone calls as an initial assessment of COVID checks and / or visit premises. This short guide has been produced to assist anyone who may receive contact

An updated Flowchart for choosing which mask to test on is available here. This supersedes the March 2021 version

August

NatPSA/2021/009/NHSPS - Infection risk when using FFP3 respirators with valves or Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPRs) during surgical and invasive procedures issued

June

Due to a supply issue, users of the 3M 1873v+ mask may be issued with an alternative mask. Click here for the briefing note which explains the new alternative (3M 9932+)

Version 8 of the Covid-19 Risk Assessment has been superseded by a newer version issued in October 2021

March

Document explaining the new H Series FFP3 mask, and flowchart for choosing which mask to test on is available here.

This page has been created to provide a single point of reference regarding Health & Safety policies, forms and resources that are relevant to Covid 19

The information listed below should be used in conjunction with other advisory departments eg. Infection Control.

Last Updated: 04 October 2021