According to the HSE, the risk of catching coronavirus in Ireland is still low. Employers are being encouraged to conduct a risk assessment and put business continuity plans in place due to Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Contingency planning for business interruptions / Coronavirus
Business continuity planning is important when faced with unforeseen circumstances / unplanned event such as adverse weather conditions, and or public transport disputes which make it difficult for employees to attend for work. The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is one such example where companies must review their business contingency plan and make a course of action during such crisis.