Government publishes “Covid-19 secure” site guidelines

Grant Prior 1 year ago
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The Government has published its guidance for construction companies to operate sites safely as work resumes across the country.

The new New ‘COVID-19 secure’ guidelines complement the existing Construction Leadership safe site operating procedures.

Detailed government advice for construction sites can be found here.

Business Secretary Alok Sharma said: “This guidance provides a framework to get the UK back to work in a way that is safe for everyone.

“These are practical steps to enable employers to identify risks that Covid-19 creates and to take pragmatic measures to mitigate them.”

An extra £14m has also been made available to the Health and Safety Executive to help police the new guidelines.

 

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