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This report cannot be considered as legal or any other kind of advice by Allende & Brea. For any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

How to safely reopen and engage activities in the COVID 19 context?

Full advice in all relevant legal, health, safety and hygiene matters

Design, implementation and control of protocols and process reorganization

  • Adapted to each organization, in order to guarantee the continuity of the activity and minimize the impact on its operations and economy.
  • Specific processes for own staff, suppliers and customers. Determination of personal safety equipment.
  • Redesign of work areas, work shifts and staffing.
  • Cleaning and disinfection of workplaces and safety measures.

Training and change management

  • Face-to-face and virtual training for all personnel in accordance with legal requirements, depending on their activity and risk of infection.
  • Training in the correct use of personal safety equipment and preventive care.
  • Communication and dissemination of health and safety measures.
  • Managing change at the organizational level, so that employees adapt to the changes and comply with protocols.

Staff health

  • Management of suspected and confirmed cases.
  • Contact risk assessment, quarantine and isolation protocols (minimizing risk of spreading infection).
  • Follow-up of the cases until their resolution. Coordination with occupational medicine and medical providers.
  • Preventive actions to minimize the psychological impact on employees (anxiety, fear of infection).

Legal Issues

  • Advice on health and safety regulations COVID 19.
  • Newsletters with alerts on new legal regulations COVID 19.
  • Advice on individual or collective labor disputes arising from COVID 19.
  • Negotiation of prevention protocols with union delegates and/or unions.
  • Advice on communications to employees.
  • Complaints and procedures before Labor Risk Insurance Companies and the Superintendence of Labor Risks.
  • Procedures before medical committees.


Eng. Horacio Mantello

Lic. in Hygiene and Safety at Work. Environmental Safety Engineer. Head of the Department of Safety, Hygiene and Environmental Protection of the “Hospital Italiano” in Buenos Aires. Former Head of Safety and Hygiene of “Volkswagen Argentina S.A.”. Ex-Auditor of “Aguas Argentinas-Grupo Suez”. Technical Advisor of the Argentine Institute of Safety.

Dr. Gastón Perman

MSc in Public Health and Health Services Management (University of London). Expert in design, implementation and evaluation of health programmers for general prevention, risk management and comprehensive clinical management of complex cases. Postgraduate in clinical research (Harvard University). Lecturer in Public Health and Health Systems Management. Head of Medical and Social-Health Integration Programmers at the “Hospital Italiano” in Buenos Aires.

This report cannot be considered as legal or any other kind of advice by Allende & Brea. For any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

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