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29 Oct 2021

Wales: Reminder about mandatory face masks

Retailers in Wales are being reminded about the importance of encouraging employees and shoppers to wear face masks inside premises.

Face masks have remained mandatory in Wales for both staff and customers, however the Welsh Government has taken the step to reinforce messaging as winter sets in.

Welsh Ministers have confirmed that mandatory mask wearing will be more closely monitored as part of meausres to continue to reduce the spread of Covid-19.

Retailers are also being reminded of the importance of supplying sufficient hand sanitiser, and carrying out the appropriate risk assessment for staff.

Read the full guidance here

Your responsibility as an employer in Wales can be found here

More details from the Welsh Government's coronavirus prevention measures here

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