Death of a worker: Respond to notification of the death of a worker
When to use this death of a worker flowchart
Use this death of a worker flowchart to deal with the administrative, legal and practical steps that an employer must consider and undertake when it is notified that one of its workers has died.
The employer should carry out the steps in a relatively short space of time.
- Contact the worker's family/next of kin
- Inform staff of the worker's death and offer support
- Make arrangements to cover the worker's duties
- Make final salary payment