At Adel Professional the safety of our colleagues and customers is paramount. In line with the Government’s guidelines in relation to working safely in shops and branches, as a business, we have put together a risk assessment for each of our sites. A copy of each of these assessments is shown in each relevant site. Following these assessments we have put together the following policy to take immediate effect. As restrictions begin to ease, we are keeping certain policies in place to protect our employees and customers. All rules regarding cases and isolations are being fully adhered to.
· Increased hygiene measures including:
o Safety screens for the cashier.
o Face coverings/visors available for all store staff if necessary.
o A sanitising station at the front of each store to clean hands & trolleys/baskets.
o Staff have been instructed to wash regularly.
o Clean down of each working station every hour.
· Staff will be tested for COVID-19 a minimum of 2 times per week using the Government's lateral flow testing programme.
· No walk-in visitors are allowed on the premises until further notice; however, those who have been approved to visit stores must have a value-added reason and pre-book their visit with the store.
o No store visits unless business critical
Our Training academies are now open in all stores. This area of our business has been given its own Risk Assessment in order to comply with the Government’s guidelines in relation to the working safely in shops & branches document & keeping workers and clients safe during COVID-19 in close contact services document. A copy of the Risk Assessment can be found in each Academy with the main points highlighted below:
· All academies have increased hygiene measures including:
o Face coverings/visors available for all staff. We are advising our staff members to continuing wearing face coverings, especially for those who are vulnerable, but this will no longer be mandatory.
o Students who do not have a valid vaccine passport will be asked to wear a face covering.
o A sanitising station in each Academy.
o All tools disinfected using the appropriate products between each student
o Educators will be tested for COVID-19 a minimum of 2 times per week using the Government's lateral flow testing programme.
o Hot and cold drinks will be provided in disposable cups
o Student contact information will be kept on record for 21 days for the government test & trace programme for those without a vaccine passport.
· If you have any of the following symptoms, please do not enter the store:
o High temperature
o Continuous Cough
o Loss of Taste & Smell
Last updated 15th October 2021