5.12 Occupational Safety

PPE is provided for occupational safety and should be worn as per Tables 1 and 2.

5.11.1 Car sharing for Healthcare professionals including trainees/students

Wherever possible, car sharing should be avoided with anyone outside of your household or your support bubble.   This is because the close proximity of individuals sharing the small space within the vehicle increases the risk of transmission of COVID-19.  All options for travelling separately should be explored and considered such as;

However, it is recognised that there are occasions where car sharing is unavoidable such as;

Where car sharing cannot be avoided, individuals should adhere with the guidance below to reduce any risk of cross transmission;

Adherence with the above measures will be considered should any staff be contacted as part of a COVID-19 contact tracing investigation.