What needs to be in place at workplaces returning to work after the national lockdown?

Employers who are allowed to operate under the current Level 4 restrictions published in terms of the Disaster Management Act, need to adhere to strict health and safety measures in the workplace. This will also apply for other subsequent levels of restriction, namely Levels 3, 2 and 1. The general legal obligation to protect the health and safety of employees and other affected persons existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will be there after the national disaster in terms of this is over.

As a minimum, the following compliance obligations need to be met:

How can Legricon assist employers with their COVID-19 Return-to-Work Compliance Obligations?

As health and safety legal compliance specialists, Legricon is well positioned to assist employers with their compliance obligations for returing to work after the national COVID-19 lockdown.

Legricon can assist with the COVID-19 Compliance Officer appointment letter, the COVID-19 Workplace Procedure, the COVID-19 Workplace Risk Assessment, conducting a COVID-19 legal compliance audit, and other requirements in this regard.

COVID-19 Employee Induction Training

The COVID-19 Return-To-Work Induction Course has been created and curated to provide assistance to Employers in the Republic South Africa to prepare and facilitate Return-To-Work Initiatives for their employees, contractors and customers in response to the current global COVID-19 epidemic. To achieve this, there are specific measures to be implemented by all parties to maintain a COVID-19 free workplace. This COVID-19 Return-To-Work Induction Training Course aims to provide clarity and guidance in this regard.

The training covers the following topics:

The Course Package includes: Editable PowerPoint Slides, PDF Slides, PDF Course Companion Guide, and/or MP4 Course Videos.