Coronavirus Covid-19 - Site Operating Procedures - guidance to construction companies by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC)
1 April, 2020
Site Operating Procedures – Protecting Your Workforce The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) have published guidance to the UK construction companies who are continuing to operate during the Coronavirus Covid-19 crisis
Construction sites operating during the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic need to ensure they are protecting their workforce and minimising the risk of spread of infection. This guidance is intended to introduce consistent measures on sites of all sizes in line with the Government’s recommendations on social distancing. These are exceptional circumstances and the industry must comply with the latest Government advice on Coronavirus at all times. The health and safety requirements of any construction activity must also not be compromised at this time. If an activity cannot be undertaken safely due to a lack of suitably qualified personnel being available or social distancing being implemented, it should not take place. We are aware that emergency services are also under great pressure and may not be in a position to respond as quickly as usual. Sites should remind the workforce at every opportunity of the Site Operating Procedures which are aimed at protecting them, their colleagues, their families and the UK population ....
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