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Employer Guidance for Employees who have to Self-Isolate due to Covid-19 (Published 3 February 21)

Many HR Departments are now tasked with working out who needs to self-isolate and for how long etc.

The Health and Safety Executive has now produced Guidance for employers that explains the importance of supporting employees that are required to self-isolate.

The Guide contains sections covering:

  • Self-isolation when an employee develops symptoms
  • Ending self-isolation
  • Workplace actions following an employee testing positive for Covid-19
  • Repeat testing prior to return to work (NB: it is not required)
  • Contact tracing for employees with a positive test including close contacts in the workplace
  • Other instances when employees will need to self-isolate
  • Summary

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