This guidance sets out the steps involved in determining/assessing Fitness for Work of any worker, after an absence due to COVID-19 Infection or suspected infection. This Guidance should be considered within an organisation’s existing sickness and absence management procedures and policies.
Note: This interim guidance is published in collaboration with the National Standing Oversight Committee (NSOC) on Cases and Outbreaks of COVID-19 in High Risk Workplace Settings. This is interim guidance and it will be reviewed and updated as public health advice and government advice change. The Guidance applies to non-Healthcare workers. Specific guidance for Healthcare workers can be found here.