Workforce testing for coronavirus

Introduction

Guide

Workforce testing is a key coronavirus risk mitigation, particularly as more businesses are preparing for a return to the office. Rapid coronavirus tests, using lateral flow tests are currently available free of charge to any business wishing to implement a workforce testing scheme.

As an employer, you have a vital role in minimising the spread of infection by introducing regular testing to identify asymptomatic cases within your workforce.

Businesses with 10 or more employees can avail of the Workforce Asymptomatic Testing Programme.

Smaller businesses and people working from home can either access at-home testing or take part in a shared workforce testing scheme.