Working safely during coronavirus – advice for shops & branches

This Government guidance is for people who work in or run shops, branches, stores or similar environments. It includes important information and advice suitable for dealerships and BAGMA members.

Understand how to work safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and get guidance on how to continue or restart operations in line with Government advice.

This guidance is aimed at both non-food stores and other types of retail that are currently closed and those that are currently open, such as businesses selling food and chemists.. This guidance will help these businesses consider what their operations may need to look like when they are allowed to open.

Advice includes:

  • Thinking about risk
  • Who should go to work
  • Social distancing at work
  • Managing your customers
  • Cleaning the workplace
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) and face coverings
  • Work force management
  • Inbound and outbound goods


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