Llanrwst Town Council
Covid 19 is an illness that can affect your lungs and airways and is caused by a form of coronavirus.
Symptoms can be mild, moderate, severe or fatal.
Most people infected with the virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring specialist treatment. However, older people and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness
Regulation 16 of the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) Regulations 2020 imposes obligations on those responsible for premises that are open to the public or where work takes place :
The Regulations suggest the application of a hierarchy of controls as set out below.
These are, as far as possible, reflected in this document:
a. Town Councillors
b. members of the public
c. representatives of the press and media
d. Invited speakers / contributors
e. Council employees
f. Contractors, service engineers and suppliers attending at Ty’r Dref
g. Security officers attending to replenish the Barclays ATM
This document will be published on the Town Council’s website at - www.cyngorllanrwst.cymru
For the guidance of members of the public, press and media, reference to this Risk Assessment and associated documentation will be included on the foot of published meeting agenda.
Contractors etc., will be directed to the Council’s website for access to this Risk Assessment document
The guidance and measures contained in this Risk Assessment will remain in place for the foreseeable future and will not be withdrawn until such times as the Town Clerk, as the Council’s Officer with prime responsibilities for Health and Safety at Work provisions, assesses that it is appropriate to withdraw them.
This document will be kept under on-going review and, as necessary, revision in the light of developments in the control and / or elimination of Covid 19 or revised regulations, advice and guidance issued by the Welsh Government, NHS Wales or the Health and Safety Executive.