The Department of Education has issued guidance to educational settings on safe working during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

The document covers a number of areas including:

  • The strategy for infection prevention and control to facilitate safe working;
  • guidance regarding the specific circumstances in which personal protective equipment (PPE) should be used; and
  • measures to support specific areas of concern in respect of children with underlying medical needs; Special Educational Needs and safeguarding needs.