Assemblee Nationale (Palais Bourbon) - the French Parliament, Paris

Identify and prevent risks

  • Update the single risk assessment document.
  • Appoint a COVID-19 contact person, optional.
  • Involve representative bodies and occupational health in all initiatives.
  • Provide a protocol for the management of symptomatic people and their close contacts.

Organize work

  • Favor working from home – strongly recommended.
  • Reduce travel for work and meetings.
  • Adapt partial activity, with the option to do so on an individual basis.
  • Implement team rotation and different shift schedules.

Take special cases into account

  • Employees who may be able to continue to work from home.
  • Employees who are unwell or at risk, who have to use public transport or whose children will not be returning to school.
  • Employees who have to travel for work.

Rethink the workspace

  • Calculate the space that can be occupied within the company’s premises, four squared meters per employee.
  • Reorganize open spaces and shared premises/offices.
  • Restrict/regulate access to and the use of collective spaces.
  • Manage the flow of people within the company, road markings, direction of circulation, etc.

Put health measures in place

  • Display the government’s recommendations: barrier gestures and advice sheets for professional sectors.
  • Put in place technical and organizational collective protection measures, see Rethink the workspace and Organise work.
  • Otherwise, provide personal protective equipment, masks, alcohol gel, avoid gloves, and recall the instructions for use.
  • Clean and disinfect company premises.

Temperature checks of all employees is not recommended and collective screening campaigns are prohibited.

Remain vigilant about the collection of personal data!

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