For the latest information and advice for you and your business, WHO have put together an important guide for OSH and healthcare professionals: Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak: rights, roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health.
- Issued new guide on psychosocial skills for COVID-19 responders. Developed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee’s Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Reference Group, a collaboration of UN agencies, national and international NGOs and international agencies. Resources include a Short video and a guide Basic Psychosocial Skills : A guide for COVID-19 Responders.
- Mask guidance and FAQs available at
- For daily situation updates
- Technical guidance and safety recommendations:
- Information network
The UK Government have published a set of guidance and support
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)
- The first results from the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EUROFOUND) survey on work and Covid-19 are available.
European Commission - A European roadmap to lifting coronavirus containment measures
WHO and the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) have launched a Covid-19 knowledge hub – a central repository of “quality public health information, guidance, tools and webinars”.
First results from Eurofound’s Living, working and Covid-19 online survey
EU-OSHA on the OSH WIKI site have published Covid-19 back to the workplace – adapting workplaces and protecting workers
Videos from NAPO
World Health Organisation
#HealthyAtHome advice on physical and mental health during the confinement caused by Covid-19
Sector specific guidance:
International Labour Organisation
- Food and retail
- Automotive industries
- Textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries
- civil aviation
- public emergency services
- Maritime shipping and fishing
- Agriculture and food security
International Safety and Health Construction Coordinators Organization (ISHCCO)
International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Coronavirus – Social Security Responses - includes news, analyses and a link to their COVID-19 webinars
Through the ISSA Monitor “Coronavirus – Social Security Responses”, the International Social Security Association (ISSA), keeps you up to date on global developments and social security responses by national governments and institutions.
Visit the monitor to read our recent articles with analysis on:
- Temporary flexibility and exemptions for social security contributions
- Renewed attention to sickness benefits
- Increased use of short-term work and partial unemployment schemes
The monitor now includes a new feature; links to other valuable information sources on the coronavirus outbreak and responses by international and regional organizations. Finally, the news monitor provides daily updates on coronavirus news.
ISSA Webinar: Covid-19: Adapting internal processes and human resources www.issa.int/coronavirus-webinar3
New guide on psychosocial skills for Covid-19 responders. Developed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee’s Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Reference Group, a collaboration of UN agencies, national and international NGOs and international agencies. Resources include a Short video and a guide Basic Psychosocial Skills : A guide for Covid-19 Responders.