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Health and Safety COVID-19


January 2022

The updated version 10 of the Organisational Covid-19 Risk Assessment is available here and should be adapted for local use. 

October 2021

Version 9 of the Covid-19 Risk Assessment has been superseded by a newer version issued in January 2022

September 2021

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 2021

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 2021

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Version 8 of the Covid-19 Risk Assessment has been superseded by a newer version issued in October 2021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

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 and 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.