Long COVID and workplace risk


This article was originally published in the October 2023 edition of stronger, the ALARM journal. ALARM is a not-for-profit professional membership association that has supported risk management practitioners since 1991. They provide members with outstanding support to achieve professional excellence including education, training, guidance and best practice, networking, and industry recognition for excellence across risk management. For more information, visit alarmrisk.com and follow @ALARMrisk on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Long COVID is estimated to affect more than 1 million people in the UK but remains relatively poorly understood, with no way of predicting who will contract Long COVID, how the symptoms will present themselves or how long they will last.

In this article, Kennedys' employment experts explore what responsibilities employers will need to consider as employees with Long COVID return to work.

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