Reopening and Adapting Your Business During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Please find below information from Burnley Council Environmental Health Team to support your business re-opening.  Here is also an example Covid-19 risk assessment document for reference. 

  • You have a new responsibility
  •  All employers need to carry out a COVID-19 Risk Assessment

You must make sure your business addresses the risks of COVID-19.

Use the guidance below to complete your risk assessment and inform your decisions and control measures. The Council have produced an example risk assessment, attached to this email, which you can use to help you draft your risk assessment.

The guidance below has been produced to help ensure workplaces are as safe as possible.

https://www.hse.gov.uk/news/working-safely-during-coronavirus-outbreak.htm

https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/reopening-and-adapting-your-food-business-during-covid-19

Further guidance on specific work settings is available and detailed on the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19

Please also refer to trade organisations for sector specific help.

For practical guidance and checklist when reopening your food business see links below:
https://www.barbour-ehs.com/coronavirus

https://www.ifst.org/sites/default/files/IFST%20Food%20business%20restart%20checklist%2007MAY2020.pdf

Please get in touch if you require any further information.

Stay alert,

Environmental Heath & Licensing Team, Burnley BC

For more information and support visit:
https://www.burnley.gov.uk/business/environmental-health