Other useful information

Useful resources:

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



Group guidance

Sector specific guidance


The UK Government have published a set of guidance and support

WHO considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of Covid-19 

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”.

Report from ILO report for world day for safety at health at work 2020 – in the face of a pandemic: ensuring safety and health at work  

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

Strategic preparedness and response plan coronavirus 

#HealthyAtHome  advice on physical and mental health during the confinement caused by Covid-19

Considerations in adjusting public health and social measures in the context of Covid-19

How and when to use a mask – advice for the public

Rational use of PPE for Covid-19 and considerations during severe shortages      

Guidance for food businesses       

Ramadan practices in the context of Covid-19

Supporting occupational health and wellbeing professionals

Group guidance:

Aviation and Aerospace
Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Environmental and Waste Management
Financial Services
Fire Risk Management
Food and Drink
Logistics and Retail
Hazardous Industries
Health and Social Care
Public Services
Rural Industries
Sports Grounds and Events
Theatre Advisory

Sector specific guidance:

International Labour Organisation

ILO prevention and mitigation of Covid-19 at work: action checklist

ILO call to action in the global garment industry

Prevention and mitigation of Covid-19 at work action checklist

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.

Webinar page:

ISSA Webinar: Covid-19: Adapting internal processes and human resources www.issa.int/coronavirus-webinar3

Key planning recommendations for Mass gathering in the context of the current Covid-19 outbreak  

Strengthening the health system response to Covid-19; preventing and managing the Covid-19 pandemic across long-term care services in the WHO European Region  

Covid-19:managing workplace safety

WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the media briefing on Covid-19

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.