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Coronavirus (COVID-19): manufacturing sector guidance
The Scottish Government have just released New guidance for retailers and manufacturers to consider how people can safely return to work.
The guidance for the manufacturing sector information can be found on the Scottish Government website https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-manufacturing-sec...
The guidance is for manufacturing sites in Scotland.
It comes into effect from 26 May 2020, extending until further notice and applies to companies manufacturing in Scotland. It will be reviewed in line with the regular three weekly review of lockdown requirements.
Scottish Government worked with employers and trade unions & trade bodies and membership bodies including CeeD from across the manufacturing sector to ensure that this guidance is evidence-based, fair and ethical, clear and realistic.
The Scottish Government have stated that manufacturing businesses should still be following the existing guidance of being closed down unless involved in essential activity.
This guidance has been published now to give employers and employees the time they need to plan and prepare