SSA UK webinar: Legal considerations of fever screening technology

There will be many changes in our working environments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and options for companies to consider moving forward to protect both their employees and their customers beyond cleaning regimes, the use of PPE and social distancing measures.

Fever screening is a new technology being offered as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak potentially offering businesses a solution to limit the spread of the virus, reduce staff sickness/isolation and increase confidence within a workplace as we adapt to a ‘new normal’.

As the current lockdown restrictions are eased, being able to quickly and safely spot someone with a fever entering a place of work may play an important part in the re-opening or extended opening of a business.

On Tuesday 26 May, Gemma Newing of Rooks Rider Solicitors will deliver a session to members of the UK Self Storage Association outlining in more detail what this technology is, how it works and the legal implications of its use including:

Privacy/Human Rights
Data Protection
Employment aspects

Gemma will also provide suggested steps for employers/businesses to take and will answer any questions during this complimentary to members live, interactive session.

“In the wake of Covid-19 and the desire to get businesses fully back up and running as quickly and safely as possible, I am very much looking forward to discussing just some of the questions that arise from implementing fever screening technology,” Gemma says.

If you would like to find out more about this subject and how we can assist you and your business, please contact Gemma. You can also read our Briefing Note entitled The Legal Implications of thermal temperature screening technology in the wake of Covid-19 for more information.


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