Covid-19: see the rules for the use of thermal cameras and body thermometers
Companies have been increasingly adopting these measures to prevent contamination risks
In light of the public health emergency state experienced in the world due to Covid-19, the use of thermal cameras and body thermometers by employers have become more frequent. In order to go back to operating safely, identifying symptoms and preventing contamination in the workplace, many businesses have implemented systematic and generalized temperature checks of their employees.
Because this is health information, and therefore sensitive personal data, data protection authorities all over the world have turned their eyes to this subject. In this regard, the infographic prepared by Mattos Filho illustrates some of the mains opinions regarding this activity.
It is important to highlight that this subject has not been regulated in Brazil yet. Therefore, besides privacy and data protection concerns, companies that wish to implement temperature checks must pay attention to labor requirements and sector specific regulation.
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