Practical Guidance for Electrical Wholesale Branches

COVID-19 & Social Distancing: Practical Guidance for Electrical Wholesale Branches

Version 3 issued Thursday 16 July 2020 now available to download

With the help of a panel of experts from EDA member wholesalers, this downloadable guide provides information for electrical wholesalers in the operation of a Practical Guidance for Electrical Wholesale Branches Version 3typical branch during COVID-19 and social distancing.

This guidance is based on the latest advice from government, and from the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) Site Operating Procedures (SOP), which you can also download from this website.

This guidance is available to download both as a full document, and as individual pages so you can get the right information to the right member of your team with ease. You’ll find links to the individual pages below.

Please note that this guidance does not replace your company’s existing health and safety guidance or policy. The practical guidance and advice it offers is specifically for use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

From 24 July 2020: compulsory face masks for customers in shops, branches, stores or similar environments

It is the EDA’s understanding that the legislation that came in to force on Friday 24 July 2020 also applies to wholesale branches and that customers¬† need to wear a face covering (unless exempt as per government guidance) when interacting with staff. Currently, it is not compulsory for staff to wear face coverings/masks.

Access the government’s guidance “Keeping workers and customers safe during coronavirus (COVID-19) in shops and branches”

Make sure you have the current version, which is version 3

At the top of each page in this guidance document is a version number and date of issue.

Only the latest version will be available to download on this website, but please check that the document you are working with in your business is the most up to date: current version 3 issued on Thursday 16 July 2020.

Individual pages to hand to your team

Follow the links below to download individual pages for Version 3 issued Thursday 16 July 2020:

Access to Government Guidance for people who work in, from or run

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