Today, the world is facing the threat of a COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-Cov-2 virus. In these circumstances, maintaining the health and safety of the population is crucial. Therefore, the government has taken a number of measures aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, which entails extensive changes in the organization.
To ensure continuous operation in terms of the current pandemic organizations should take measures against COVID-19.
Organizations are responsible for their contribution in terms of COVID-19. This can be achieved through management’s measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
According to Article 16th (1981) Convention on Safety and Health at Workplace (№155):»Employers must ensure that workplaces, machinery, equipment and processes are safe and do not affect on employees health.»
The new ISO/PAS 45005:2020, Occupational Health and Safety Management — General Guidelines for Safe Work during the COVID-19 Pandemic, is a response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased risk it poses to the health, safety and well-being of people in any conditions.
Based on the provisions of this standard, the TC/SIC (System of International Certification) technical committee has developed the SIC.COVID-FREE:2020 standard, according to which enterprises can be certified.
SIC.COVID-FREE STANDARD: 2020
Top management should take into consideration the specifics of the industry and certain hazards, provide and maintain the working environment that does not pose the risks to the health and safety of workers, including the risk associated with COVID-19.
Measures to minimize or eliminate the risks of spreading COVID-19
Protection of personal data
AntiCOVID-19 program and measures for its implementation
Report on the implementation of the AntiCOVID-19 Program