Resources for COVID-19
Please see below resouces for the COVID-19 pandemic:
The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 identify categories of business which still require to remain closed and outline physical distancing requirements for those permitted to trade. Officers of Environmental Health are authorised officers under the regulation.
Scottish Government- Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scotland's route map through and out of the crisis. The Route Map gives an indication of the order in which the Scottish Government will carefully and gradually seek to change current restrictions.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Phase 3: Scotland's route map update- this publication sets out the move to Phase 3 in Scotland's route map through and out of the crisis.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Phase 3: staying safe and protecting others - rules on staying safe and protecting others to help suppress the virus.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scotland's route map - what you can and cannot do - information about easing the coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
- Scottish Government Sector Specific Guidance- guidance about coronavirus (COVID-19), including business, health, education and housing.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19): retail sector guidance- for the retail sector, including close contact services such as hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons, which covers procedures for staff and customer safety and an operations checklist.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19): tourism and hospitality sector guidance - for the tourism and hospitality sector, including procedures for staff and customer safety and an operations checklist.
- Hospitality sector statutory guidance - aims to increase hospitality industry compliance with measures to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and keep the sector safely open. It applies as of 14 August 2020 until further notice to businesses operating in the hospitality sector.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for retail, tourism and hospitality customers
- Coronavirus (COVID-19): event sector guidance - for the events sector on safe re-opening during the coronavirus pandemic.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19): opening public and customer toilets - on opening of public and customer toilets during the coronavirus pandemic.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test and Protect: multi-sector guidance on collection of customer and visitor contact details- guidance to support customer and visitor data gathering for businesses and other establishments to assist contact tracing as part of NHS Scotland's Test and Protect system.
Health Protection Scotland- COVID-19 - guidance for non-healthcare settings is to support those working in non-healthcare settings give advice to their staff and users of their services about COVID-19. This guidance covers:
- what COVID-19 is and how it is spread
- advice on how to prevent spread of all respiratory infections including COVID-19
- advice on what to do if someone is ill in a workplace or other non-healthcare setting
- advice on what will happen if an individual is being investigated as a possible case or is confirmed as a case of COVID-19
Food Standards Scotland- COVID-19 Guidance for Food Business Operators and Their Employees aims to assist all businesses in the food and drink sector in following government guidance on infection prevention and control measures against COVID-19. The guidance includes a risk assessment tool which provides a way of allowing all FBOs to document the measures they have taken and also a checklist to support the risk assessment.
UK Hospitality- COVID-19 advice and risk assessments for hospitality businesses, businesses are encouraged to refer to this when implementing, and reviewing their COVID-19 measures and can be used in conjunction with other advice. It has consolidated advice and good practice from many parts of the Scottish hospitality and visitor sector into one guidance document, to help businesses make their workplaces safe and secure, in line with Scottish Government guidance.
- Working safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak- follow this guide for an overview of practical measures you can take. It includes help with how to maintain social distancing in your workplace, staggering shifts, cleaning and how to talk with workers.
- Air conditioning and ventilation during the coronavirus outbreak