Construction workers may continue to attend work, but only if they adhere to government advice.
25th March 2020
Following confusion over the new stringent measures outlined by the Prime Minister at 8.30pm on Sunday 22nd March, it has since been confirmed that construction workers may continue to attend work, but only if they adhere to government advice.
Construction sites that continue operating during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic need to ensure they are protecting their workforce and minimising the risk of spread of infection.
The Construction Leadership Council have released a 4 page document titled ‘Site Operating Procedures’, which includes important guidance on: Social distancing Self-Isolation What to do if someone falls ill Site access points Hand washing Toilet facilities Travel to site Eating arrangements Changing facilities, showers and drying rooms Cleaning