Covid-19 Risk Assessment

We have carried a Risk Assessment for Covid-19 across all three of our businesses as below.

Assessment carried out by: Liese Betts
Date: 13 July 2020
Review Date: 3 August 2020
Review Schedule: Weekly from 3 August 2020

 

What are the hazards? Who might be harmed and how? What are you already doing to control the risks? What further action do you need to take to control the risks? Who needs to carry out the action? When is the action needed by? Done
Prevention of the spread of Corona Virus and Covid-19.  Protection of high risk member of staff. All employees, one high risk employee, all delivery and collection drivers Exterior rear door handle, door bell and letter box wiped with spray bleach every morning Interior of back door handle and bolt wiped with spray bleach each morning Guy Betts Ongoing YES
All employees   Clean WC door handle with spray bleach every evening Guy Betts or Liese Betts Ongoing YES
All employees   Clean interior door handle downstairs and interior door upstairs every morning with spray bleach Guy Betts or Liese Betts Ongoing YES
All employees   Wipe stairs hand rail with spray bleach every morning  Guy Betts or Liese Betts Ongoing YES
All delivery drivers, Warehouse employees No  Contact Delivery: All drivers knock on the door or ring the bell and retreat to a safe distance, leave deliveries on floor by the door and retreat to a safe distance of at least 2 metres.   Guy Betts NOW YES
All courier collection drivers, warehouse employees No Contact Collection: All drivers knock on the door or ring the bell  and retreat to a safe distance, outgoing items are placed outside the door and the door is shut before the driver picks up the items and puts them in their vehicle.    Guy Betts NOW YES
All visitors and one high risk employee No Visitors to the Premises under any circumstances to protect the high risk essential employee, Collection service suspended. Front door to remain locked and bolted at all times, Collection service to remain suspended. Guy Betts NOW YES
All employees Only one person (a named director) to be in the building at any time or that one person + spouse in office - to be amended with effect from 31 July 2020 With effect from 31 July 2020, two unrelated employees permitted on the premises, one to be warehouse based, one to be office based.  All other employees MUST work from home. All employees 23 July 2020 YES
All employees Wiping down surfaces of WC, cleaning toilet and wiping down kitchenette Cleaning of WC and Kitchenette with spray bleach including taps, outside of kettle, and high touch areas like fridge handle, door handles etc. Guy Betts or Liese Betts Ongoing YES
All employees Daily replacement of tea towel in kitchenette If more than one employee on the premises in any day, separate labelled hand towel for each Guy Betts or Liese Betts  Ongoing YES
All employees Clean hand towel in WC every evening Black bin bag for dirty/wet hand and tea towels to be kept under sink in WC to be taken to directors house for washing every evening Guy Betts and Liese Betts. All employees to put their named towel inside the black bin bag before leaving the premises. 23 July 2020 YES
All employees Personal hand sanitiser provided to lone worker (a named director) Hand sanitiser at the back door which all employees must use on entery to the building Guy Betts or Liese Betts                         All employees 23 July 2020 YES
All employees   Hand sanitiser station sign and how to sanitise hands effectively sign at back door Liese Betts 23 July 2020 YES
All employees   Hand sanitiser in WC Guy Betts or Liese Betts 23 July 2020 YES
All employees   How to wash hands sign in WC.  Hand Sanitiser station sign in WC.  How to use hand sanitiser sign in WC Liese Betts 23 July 2020 YES
All employees   Hand sanitiser by upstairs door Guy Betts or Liese Betts 23 July 2020 YES
All employees   Hand Sanitiser station sign at the top of the stairs.  How to use hand sanitiser sign at the top of the stairs Liese Betts 23 July 2020 YES
All employees   Screens cannot be fitted in the warehouse nor in the office and, therefore, only one employee working upstairs in the office at any one time and always with face coverings. All employees Ongoing YES
All employees   Entry and Exit is via the back door ONLY.  Warehouse employee  must keep to the right of the shelving by the desk, all other employees must walk down the left hand corridor of the shelving between the two magnetising machines both entering and leaving.  Tape on the floor to warn of no access to right hand aisle. All employees Ongoing YES
All employees   Employees needing to enter the warehouse must wait by the internal door and ask the warehouse employee whether they may enter to access the WC or the rear door to ensure that safe distances is always maintained between employees.  TAPE ON FLOOR All employees Ongoing YES
All employees   Employees needing to access the upstairs but normally in the warehouse) must wait by the internal upstairs door before entering the kitchenette area until the employee in the office is at a safe distance. TAPE ON FLOOR All employees Ongoing YES
All employees   Clear all clutter from desk at the end of your hours/day and wipe desk down with spray bleach. All employees to take responsibility for own desk before leaving Ongoing YES
All employees   Alcohol cleaner of keyboards and mice every day All employees to clean keyboard and mouse before leaving. Ongoing YES
All employees Waste paper and kitchen waste bins emptied daily. Removal of lid on kitchen waste bin to prevent cross contamination Liese Betts 23 July 2020 YES
All employees   Employees may only make hot drinks for themselves and not for anyone else to prevent cross contamination.  Cups and spoons must be washed in hot soapy water and just boiled water from the kettle must be used to rinse them before drying. All employees Ongoing YES