Covid-19

Public Safety Guideline for Covid19

To all visitors of Artcore.

  • Do not come to your workshop at Artcore if you are displaying symptoms of Covid-19. If you feel ill whilst here, please inform your workshop facilitator or staff member and leave for home. Do not use public transport. Call your next of kin. Only return to site after 14 days or after a negative COVID-19 test.
  • On arrival please could we ask that every person first washes their hands with the hand sanitiser provided.
  • On your arrival please wear a mask until you are seated in the workshop area where your group is facilitated. Once seated you may remove your mask as the room is well ventilated and the area is more spacious.
  • Remember on a regular basis to wash your hands for 20 seconds with water and soap and the importance of proper drying with disposable towels. Please catch coughs and sneezes in tissues – Follow Catch it, Bin it, Kill it and to avoid touching your face, eyes, nose or mouth with unclean hands.
  • Artcore have taken all reasonable measure to maintain a 2m distance in the workplace. Where people cannot keep 2m apart please ensure a 1m distance and take all actions possible to manage transmission risk. Our corridors don’t allow for crossing and maintaining social distancing, please give way to people already using the corridor so you don’t have to pass in these areas or on the stairs. Because of this risk assessment, please wear a mask when going to the toilet and when leaving.
  • On leaving the building please also use the hand sanitiser provided.

 

The main symptoms of coronavirus are: 

  • A high temperature. This means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • A new, continuous cough. This means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste. This means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal
  • To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital if you have any of these symptoms. Stay at home (self-isolate) and get a test.

 

First Aid

If you have to give First Aid, wear mask when treating injured persons. If condition is urgent, may use discretion

For CPR, use chest compressions only, do not give rescue breaths, Cover casualty’s mouth with fabric covering.

Further advice can be found here https://www.sja.org.uk/get-advice/first-aid-advice/covid-19-advice-for-first-aiders/