Author: Claire Sheehan

Is Covid-19 RIDDOR reportable?

There are three instances where Covid-19 is reportable under RIDDOR, the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrence Regulations. an accident or incident at work which has, or could have, led to the release or escape of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). This must be reported as a dangerous occurrence a person at work (a worker) has been…

What is Covid-Secure

What Is Covid-Secure?

Covid-Secure was first mentioned by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, during his address to the nation on the 10th of May.  The following day, UK Government Guidance – Working Safely During Coronavirus, was issued. What is Covid-Secure Guidance? There are 8 sets of guidance to cover each type of workplace.  They are: Construction and Other Work…

Covid19 Site Operating Procedures V4

Covid19 Site Operating Procedures issued by the Construction Leadership Council are the Coronavirus control benchmark. DOWNLOAD THE CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL CONSTRUCTION SITE OPERATING PROCEDURES HERE The Health and Safety Executive are using the Construction Leadership Council’s Construction Site Operating Procedures document as a compliance tool, therefore you can expect intervention if you are not complying. What…

Housebuilding During Covid Restrictions

Housebuilding During Covid Restrictions Yes.  Housebuilding during Covid restrictions can happen, but you need to ensure… Workers keep to social distancing rules and keep 2 metres apart. Hand washing facilities are available Is Construction work Essential Work? The exact words of the Government/Health and Safety Executive are “Keep your business open. With the exception of some…

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