ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

To support the completion of the sectoral planning tool or tools for individual businesses, relevant, best-in-class support guidelines have been compiled in this section. Reference these guidelines to obtain clarity and further on government requirements and advice. Contact us for additional support.

Government notices

Department of Cooperative Governance: Risk-Adjusted Strategy – Alert Level 4 (29 April 2020)

Department of Labour: Covid-19 OHS measures in the workplaces (29 April 2020)

Department of Labour: COIDA note for occupationally acquired COVID-19 (20 March 2020)

Government guidelines and tools

Department of Employment & Labour: Workplace Preparedness guidelines (17 March 2020)

Department of Health:  Guidance on vulnerable employees and workplace accommodation in relation to COVID-19 (V4: 25 May 2020)

Return2Work: List of Permitted Services allowed at each alert level

Return2Work: List of Permitted Services During Alert Level 4 (15 May 2020)

Department of Employment and Labour: Guidance on the impact of Covid-19 on EE (4 May 2020)

Department of Health & Department of Employment and Labour: Covid-19 walk-through risk assessment for Health & Safety Professionals (1 May 2020)

Department of Health & Department of Employment and Labour: Specialised health risk assessment for workplaces – employers (1 May 2020)

Department of Health & Department of Employment and Labour: Worker Covid-19 risk assessment (1 May 2020)

Department of Employment and Labour: Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Workplaces guidelines (28 April 2020)

Department of Health: Guidelines for symptom monitoring and management for Covid-19 (12 April 2020)

Department of Health: Environmental Health Guidelines
(16 March 2020)

Department of Health: Sample signage on employer premises

General workplace readiness guidelines

Business for South Africa: Medical Scheme, Retirement Fund and risk benefits during the COVID-19 lockdown, and skills development levy relief (24 April 2020)

World Health Organisation: Getting your workplace ready
(19 March 2020)

Return2Work: FAQs on remote working

Personal hygiene

Department of Health: Use of cloth face masks (17 April 2020)

Republic of South Africa: Recommended guidelines for masks (9 April 2020)

World Health Organisation: Example of handwashing awareness materials

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Department of Health: COVID-19 Rational use of personal protective equipment (PPE) Guide (26 April 2020)

Return2Work: Sample guidelines for PPE

Cleaning and disinfecting workplaces and businesses

Centers for Disease Control: Guidance for cleaning and disinfecting (28 April 2020)

Centers for Disease Control: Cleaning and disinfecting decision tool (28 April 2020)

Transportation

Department of Transport: Measures to prevent and combat spread of COVID-19 in Public Transport Services (7 April 2020)

Return2Work: Additional guidelines for minibus taxis

Centers for Disease Control: Cleaning and disinfection for non-emergency transport vehicles