Government trials plans to support people asked to self-isolate

8 June 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is to launch nine pilot schemes in England to test new, creative ways to help ensure people stick to self-isolation rules in areas with higher prevalence of infection ― including from new variants.

The role of testing in Covid-secure workplaces

20 May 2021

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has joined forces with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) to explore, in occupational settings, the use of rapid antigen diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.

Small high-powered magnets can seriously harm children

8 April 2021

A growing number of cases where children and teenagers have suffered serious internal injuries after swallowing small, high-powered magnets has led the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) to launch a new safety campaign.

Free rapid home testing available to all employers

29 March 2021

The Government has decided to make rapid home testing available for all businesses with over 10 employees who cannot offer on-site testing due to a lack of space or because they operate across multiple sites.