The Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every industry on an unprecedented scale.
Clients and contractors are constantly challenged with reviewing the viability of their processes and the compliance of their undertakings against ever-changing guidance released by the Government and other industry bodies.
These key sources of information include:
ORSA are supporting our clients, project teams and contractors to ensure their operations are carried out putting the safety and health of their staff and operatives first and to prevent the spread of the virus.
This page is refreshed daily and contains our COVID-19 procedures as well as regular updates on legislation and guidance.
All our information updated 15 January 2021
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The Construction Leadership Council
The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has published the Site Operating Procedures – Version 7.
These are now considered industry guidance and they incorporate the latest Public Health England (PHE) guidance on Social distancing in the workplace during coronavirus
(COVID-19), which includes sections on Construction and the use of private vehicles and carpooling for travelling to work.
RIDDOR, Social distancing in the workplace
Summary of Social distancing in the workplace during coronavirus (COVID-19): Sector guidance for Construction
Where it is not possible to follow the social distancing guidelines in full in relation to a particular activity, you should consider whether that activity needs to continue for the site to continue to operate, and, if so, take all the mitigating actions possible to reduce the risk of transmission.
f you decide the work should go ahead, you should advise the staff to:
A. Wash their hands frequently using soap and water for 20 seconds, and especially after blowing their nose...