Coronavirus guidance on ventilation

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What does this involve?

The Scottish Government has issued guidance on ventilation to support the mixing of individuals safely in indoor domestic and commercial properties.

It includes guidance specifically for businesses and commercial settings.

Topics include:

  • how proper ventilation reduces transmission risk
  • how to maintain good ventilation
  • compliance with other regulations
  • supporting staff to understand the importance of ventilation
  • monitoring air quality
  • examples of good practice
  • access to specialist support and advice

It also includes a downloadable ventilation advice card (PDF, 107kB) that can be printed and displayed in the workplace.

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

This guidance is for all domestic and non-domestic premises in Scotland.

How long does this take?

It takes around 15 minutes to read the guidance.

Important information

This guidance is one of a set of documents about how to work safely in different types of workplace.

If your business is covered by specific guidance for your sector you should also follow that.

Next steps

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

Support provided by Scottish Government

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