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Mandatory Standards and Guidances

​As COVID-19 restrictions are gradually relaxed, employers and workers must work together to adapt and promote safe work practices consistent with advice from public health authorities and to ensure that premises are ready for the social distancing and correct hygiene measures that are critical to the success of the transition.

Employers and workers must prevent the transmission of COVID-19 while at work, consistent with updated advice from the public health authorities. Employers and workers must prepare for the possibility that there will be cases of COVID-19 in the workplace and be ready to respond immediately, appropriately, effectively and efficiently, and consistent with specific recommendations from public health authorities.

Mandatory standards for mitigation measures for the Covid-19 transition phase issued under the Public Health Act chapter 465

Mandatory Standards and Guidance Documents
Standards for Choirs​​​ English​/Maltese​ (November 2020)
Standards for Musicians and Orchestras English​/Maltese​ (October 2020)
Standards for the Use of Face Masks and Visors English​/Maltese (October 2020)
Standards for Tattoo Artists Studios English/Maltese​​ (September 2020)​​
Registered Indoor Swimming Pools and Indoor Entertainment Areas​ Checklist (June 2020)​​​

In the interest of containing the spread of Covid-19 the Health Authorities have produced various guidance documents. These are found below and can be freely downloaded:

Guidance on Workplaces
Guidance for Carers in Homes for the Elderly English/Maltese​ (May 2020)
Guidance for Taxi and Cab Owners and Drivers English/Maltese​ (December 2020)
Guidance for Resumption of Driving Tests-Theory and Practical English/Maltese​ (December 2020)

Guidance for Educational and Cultural Activities
Information for Schools Regarding the Medical Management of Children Attending Childcare, Kindergarten or School  English​/Maltese​ (October 2020)

Guidance on How to Protect Yourself and Others
Guidance for persons who are at higher risk of developing complications​ (October 2020)
Guidance for Domestic Waste During Covid-19 English/Maltese​ (May 2020)
Covid-19 Guidelines for Pets and Other Animals​ (November 2020)

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