As the situation is changing on a daily basis, employers are advised to also check the latest Government, HSE and NHS guidance on dealing with and preventing the spread of Coronavirus.
Construction Site Activity
The government position (as of 24/03/2020) is that construction (and maintenance) can continue, subject to meeting essential conditions*. This has been a fast-moving situation and this position may change.
*The current view of the CLC is that work should only continue if:
- it can be carried out under the guidance issued by Public Health England;
- it can be undertaken without any compromising on safety and health;
- it’s done in accordance with the new Site Operating Procedure (SOP); and
- workers can travel safely and responsibly to sites.
ECA business continuity
ECA would like to reassure Members, Associates and our other industry partners and stakeholders that we have implemented contingency plans to allow our services and other Member support to be maintained during the current coronavirus situation.
ECA has produced and will continue to produce relevant information as the situation develops. ECA currently provides guidance on: