NSC issues guidelines for businesses in the 'new normal'
Published:  May 1, 2020 7:34 AM
Updated: 8:46 AM

The government has issued 26 new guidelines for businesses that are allowed to operate beginning May 4.

For a full list of guidelines, please click here.

In general, the guidelines state that these businesses must ensure the following:

  • Social distancing of at least one metre and preferably two metres

  • Encourage the wearing of facemasks

  • Encourage frequent hand washing or use of hand sanitisers

  • Sanitise business premises at least twice a day

  • Record temperature of staff and visitors

  • Staff training to identify and report Covid-19 symptoms

  • Banning of all large gatherings

In the event where a business activity does not allow social distancing to take place, personal protective equipment must be supplied to the staff.


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NSC issues guidelines for businesses in the 'new normal'

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