Coronavirus guidance for the manufacturing sector

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What does this involve?

The Scottish Government has published guidance for the manufacturing sector in Scotland with advice on how manufacturing sites can operate safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Topics include:

  • the current situation in Scotland
  • risk assessment and how to involve your workforce
  • workforce planning, including working from home, shielding, Test and Protect, childcare and outbreak management
  • operational guide and checklist, including hygiene measures, physical distancing, face coverings, shift patterns, PPE and related topics
  • deliveries, distribution and visitors: protecting your workforce and those who come on-site
  • training and compliance
  • additional resources and further guidance

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Anyone who owns, operates or works in a manufacturing site in Scotland.

How long does this take?

It will take around 1 hour 15 minutes to read the full guidance.

Important information

You can also get support from the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS). They are committed to helping businesses across the manufacturing supply chain become more productive, profitable and competitive. Their services are tailored specifically to the needs of each business.


Next steps

Visit the Scottish Government website for more information and to read the full guidance.

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