Covid 19 Return to Work

Back To work

Back To work

The COVID 19 Return to Work course organised by Adult Continuing Education Lecturers James O'Herlihy and Belinda Gascoigne will take place over a number of dates in line with the Phased Roadmap for reopening society and business. 

Registration is free

Venue: This is an Online Training Course and a link will be sent on registration 

Who should attend: 

This course is suitable for both the Employer and the Employee (Apply to the course in which your work sector is scheduled to return under the Government roadmap) 

What you will learn: 

How the workplace has changed

Social Distancing Procedures

Hygiene protocols and PPE

New work layouts and procedures

Compliance Officer Role

Overview

• Covid-19 has fundamentally changed how all industries will need to operate for the coming 12-18 months.
 
• All industries must be prepared to return to work taking Covid-19 / Social Distancing into account as the way forward. Work is a key part of life and most of us want to return to our jobs as soon as possible. But we need to get back to work safely.
 
• This training module is a compilation of the key guidance notes and new standard operating procedures which must be put in-place to ensure social distancing can be maintained
 
• The attached Return to Work Safely training modules key aim is to put measures in place that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace when the economy begins to slowly opens up, following the temporary closure of most businesses during the worst phase of the current pandemic

Phase 2 Sectors SME Sector /Retail

Business – in particular the SME sector – is a central component of all communities in Ireland, the safe reopening of SME businesses is crucial to the wellbeing of our society and our people. The Return to Work Safely key aim is to put measures in place that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace while adhering to social distancing small to medium sized businesses.
 
Date: Thursday 28th May 11am -1pm 
 
Closing date for application is Tuesday 26th May

​Phase 3 Sectors and Pharmaceutical Industry

Concentrates on sectors and societal activities are defined in Phase 3 including  transport and smaller hospitality sectors. 
Pharmaceutical companies during the Covid-19 pandemic are only allowing essential key workers to site daily. With the use of technology over 70% of staff are working from home on a temporary basis but will return to work over the next few months. The Return to Work Safely key aim is to put measures in place that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace while adhering to social distancing.
 
Date: Thursday 4th June 11am-1pm
 
Closing date for application is Tuesday 2nd June
 
 

Phase 4 Sectors including Hospitality Sector/ Service Industry

Ireland’s tourism and hospitality industry has been decimated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This crisis is affecting every tourism business in the country and the road ahead is uncertain, all staff will need to be retained to ensure they can maintain social distancing while still providing a service . The Return to Work Safely key aim is to put measures in place that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace while adhering to social distancing within the hospitality sector.
 
Note: Due to the change in the Government Roadmap timeline we have amended the date of this seminar and brought forward this seminar. For those who booked it for June 25th, you have now been transferred to this new date of June 18th. 
 
Date now 18th June 11am-1pm 
 
Closing date for application is Tuesday 16th June 
 

Phase 5 Sectors and Education Sector

All education sectors have been closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this guidance training module
provides key messages and considerations for engaging school administrators, teachers and staff, in
promoting a safe and healthy work location. The purpose of The Return to Work Safely key aim is to put
measures in place that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace while adhering to social
distancing with educational spaces. 
 
Date: Thursday 9th July 11am-1pm 
 
Closing date for application is Tuesday 7th July

Adult Continuing Education

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The Laurels, University College Cork , Western Road, Cork

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