3. Health and Safety Measures
Requirements mandated by law or any official guidance.
- Various protocols and measures have been mandated both by the Central as well as several State Governments. The SOP of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Central Government can be found here: https://bit.ly/2C75Ps5
Measures typically implemented by employers and the associated legal risks, limitations, obligations and issues to consider.
- Apart from complying with the mandatory requirements under the Central Government Notification and the SOPs which inter alia include provisions with respect to frequent sanitation, fumigation, health checks, restricted meetings, reduced cafeteria services and various other social distancing measures, most employers are now focusing on ensuring work from home protocols (including home infrastructure) are robust and they adequately comply with prescribed standards.