The second wave of COVID 19 brought with it a sudden surge in the cases with an increased fatality rate. Most of the organisations allowed the employees to continue to work remotely. The concept of ‘Hybrid working’ has become the new normal. With the ongoing vaccination drive, many organisations are planning to ensure return of the workers to the office. However, several challenges await the return and requires cooperation and intelligence on the part of both organisations and employees in order to ensure a safe workplace. Here are some of the potential challenges and the ways the management can ensure that the workers are safe in the office environment.