Ventilation and air conditioning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
The law requires employers to ensure an adequate supply of fresh air in the workplace and this has not changed during the pandemic. Good ventilation, together with social distancing, keeping your workplace clean and frequent handwashing, can help reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus.
04 February 2021
YOU MUST OBEY THE HSE!
You must: ─► identify what work activity or situations might cause transmission of the virus ─► think about who could be at risk ─► decide how likely it is that someone could be exposed ─► act to remove the activity or situation, or if this isn’t possible, control the risk
This guidance will help you identify poorly ventilated areas of your workplace and provides steps you can take to improve ventilation. It will apply in most workplaces.