Advice for traders working in people's homes.
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Face coverings are no longer required by law, however the advice is that you continue to wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed spaces where you will come into contact with other people you do not normally meet.
We urge our Trading Standards Checked members to protect themselves and their customers by continuing to wear a mask in customers homes. Please also continue to promote good hand hygiene throughout the visit. Your customers will appreciate this. Where possible, talk to your customer outside or in a well-ventilated area.
You should continue to do a risk assessment prior to working in someone’s home and consider the following;
Let your customers know what precautions you take before you meet them in their home, this will give them confidence to employ you. If you cannot work safely then you will need to decide if you, or your staff, are happy to carry out the work.
Gov.uk - Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread from 19 July.
Face coverings - When to wear one, exemptions and how to make your own.
Health & Safety Executive - Making your workplace COVID-secure during the coronavirus pandemic.