Hand sanitiser products and surface disinfectants during the coronavirus pandemic – use, manufacture and supply

Latest advice on keeping workplaces safe from COVID-19

This page is up to date with working safely guidance in England. You can check the most up to date measures on GOV.UK. There are different regulations and guidance for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The latest advice on continuing to keep workplaces safe will help you assess the risks and reduce COVID-19 transmission. This includes links to advice from public health bodies and other government departments on measures not implemented by HSE.

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there is increased demand for hand sanitiser and surface disinfectant products.

HSE has guidance for employers who are providing hand sanitiser for their workers and others to use in their workplaces, and for existing and new manufacturers of hand sanitisers and surface disinfectants.The guidance about choosing hand sanitiser may also be useful to members of the public.

There is guidance on:

We review and update this page regularly to reflect any changes in guidance.

Page last reviewed: 19 January 2022

Next review due: 30 January 2022

 
2021-12-09