Royal Mail Group – Latest Updated Coronavirus/Covid-19 – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Guidance Document (Version 10)

Royal Mail Group – Latest Updated Coronavirus/Covid-19 – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Guidance Document (Version 10)

This LTB and attachment updates LTB 386/21 issued on 13 September 2021.

I attach for your information Version 10 of the Royal Mail Group, Managers’ Coronavirus/ Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Guidance document, issued by the business today.

At the commencement of the Coronavirus/Covid-19 outbreak, Royal Mail Group established a ‘Business Pandemic Team’ which includes all national heads of department and this team meets regularly to review the situation across Royal Mail Group and to issue update Questions and Answers information communications to all managers, which is cascaded throughout the business.

The Coronavirus Guidance, Version 10 Q&A document has been shared with the Union’s Health, Safety & Environment Department and is hereby circulated for information and reference purposes for CWU Regions, Health and Safety Reps, Branch Reps, Divisional IR Reps and members.

Changes made since the previous version have been highlighted in yellow.  The changes involve:

Changes to Covid controls and easing of restrictions announced by the Northern Ireland Assembly,

  • Shared vans risk assessment and safe working instructions,
  • RMG/CWU Joint Statement on the removal of social distancing restrictions,
  • Process for re-introduction of Covid-Secure Controls,
  • Ending of Private Cars on Delivery,
  • Removal of social distancing controls.

The Q&A documents are circulated to all RMG managers and are also available to access through a link on the Royal Mail Group ‘Intranet’, in the ‘Managers Update Messages’ section on the RMG Coronavirus portal.

Contents List: 

  1. Shared Vans
  2. Social Distancing
  3. Face Coverings
  4. Self-Isolation, Testing, Vulnerable Colleagues and Enforcement Visits
  5. Cleaning, Facilities & CSP Cash Handling
  6. Operations

Any enquiries regarding this LTB or feedback on the RMG Q&A document should be directed to Dave Joyce CWU National Health, Safety & Environment Officer. Issues received in connection with the attached which are appropriate to other CWU/HQ Departments will be passed on the appropriate National Officer.


  • RMG Coronavirus Guidance Questions and Answers V10

Yours sincerely

Dave Joyce
National Health, Safety & Environment Officer

21LTB429 RMG Covid-19 – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Guidance Document (Version 10)

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