Tuesday, 3 November 2020

Questions (1174)

Seán Sherlock


1174. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Minister for Health if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding first aid and safety training. [32524/20]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

On Tuesday 15 September the Government published ‘Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021: Plan for Living with COVID-19’. This Plan outlines our medium-term strategy for COVID-19 and sets out a Framework of 5 Levels which outline the broad measures which will apply depending on the level of the virus at any given time. The Plan is designed to help everyone – individuals, families, organisations and sectors – to better understand, anticipate and prepare for the measures that might be introduced to contain transmission of the virus.

At Level 5 of the Plan, an exemption is provided so that essential health and safety training, that cannot be done remotely, can continue.

Details of Level 5 measure are available here: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/2dc71-level-5/

Statutory Instruments related to the Covid-19 pandemic are available here: https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/1f150-view-statutory-instruments-related-to-the-covid-19-pandemic/