Guidance for the retail sector, including procedures for staff and customer safety and an operations checklist has been updated. The update also has moved Close contact services which was once contained in this guidance to separate guide.

The guidance has been designed to be applied to cover the spectrum of different retailers in Scotland from department stores to independent traders, with additional guidance for food retailers on the Food Standards Scotland Website. 

The key mitigations are as follows:

  • Ventilation
  • Face coverings
  • Physical distancing
  • Capacity
  • Hand hygiene
  • Cleaning
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Test and Protect- only required for betting shops due to dwelling times associated the shop