My coronavirus toolkit

The recent outbreak of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus has now been deemed a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. Read our guidance on how to manage the impact of COVID-19 on your workforce.

Coronavirus factsheet and checklist

UPDATED: May  6th, 2021


Find out how to manage coronavirus issues in the workplace and get answers to your pressing questions with your coronavirus advice sheet and Q&A.

Then, use your workplace checklist to help you take steps to protect your business.  

DOWNLOAD: My coronavirus advice sheet and Q&A (pdf)  

DOWNLOAD: Fact sheet: Government help for smb's (pdf) 

DOWNLOAD: My workplace checklist (pdf)

Editable letters and policies

Download and customise a coronavirus policy for your business.

Use the editable letter template to tell staff that you have put a policy in place.

Letter: Essential Services Employee Letter (word doc) updated Jan 13th

Letter: Coronavirus Policy (word doc)

Policy: COVID-19 Policy ON (word doc) updated Feb 26th

Policy: COVID-19 Policy BC (word doc) updated May 6th

Policy: COVID-19 Policy AB (word doc) updated Feb 8th


Working at Home

Use the attached policy to set expectations for employees working from home.

DOWNLOAD: Remote Working Policy (word doc) 

Latest news

Read the latest news and insight on coronavirus from our team of HR and health & safety experts.

This page will provide the latest updates as the situation develops.


COVID-19 : Employer Advice on Preparing for a Second Wave

Employer Advice on COVID-19 Communication Strategies

COVID-19 & Sick Leave in British Columbia

How to Stay Competitive During COVID-19

COVID-19: Reasons Employees Can Take Sick Leave in Ontario

Coronavirus | How to protect your workplace

Health and Safety

Advice on how to minimize the spread of the Coronavirus.

Questionnaire:  Employee Screening Questionnaire (pdf) updated June 12th

Certificate:  Certificate of Compliance (pdf) updated June 12th

Poster:  Work from Home Ergonomics (pdf) updated June 12th

Guide:   Coronavirus Guide  (pdf) updated May 20th

Poster:  Social Distancing Poster (pdf) updated June 5th

Poster:  Hand Hygiene Poster (pdf) updated June 5th

Guide:  Contractor & Visitor Guidance (pdf) updated June 5th


BrightHR Back to Work Navigator

Introducing BrightHR's Back to Work Navigator video.

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