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Please view posters outlining simple rules for users to follow during COVID 19. Subjects covered are;
They can be downloaded as pdfs from the Other resources section of Safequarry. The posters have been supplied by Mansfield Sand and Gravel - Safer by Sharing
Guidance provided by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial strategy for employers and businesses dealing with Coronavirus - COVID. The site has subsections on the range of topics listed below where further detailed information and resources can be found. Very useful for employers considering return to working.
Link to the the GOV UK Website
All drivers must have access to welfare facilities in the premises they visit as part of their work. We are hearing reports that some drivers are not being allowed to use welfare facilities when they deliver. Preventing access is against the law, equally its not the sensible thing to do.Those who already provide reasonable access to toilets and handwashing facilities should continue to do so.
With the latest advice for hands to be washed regularly, failure to allow access to welfare facilities may increase the risk of the COVID-19 infection spreading.
HSE Bulletin - Driver access to welfare facilities
Version 3 of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Site Operating Procedures issued on 14th April 2020. The new document incorporates updated guidance from Public Health England on social distancing in the workplace. New advice is also provided with regard to travel to work in private vehicles and car sharing.
A short video on COVID 19 produced by CRH and incorporating some WHO content which explains how the virus is transmitted and practical measures you can take to prevent transmission.
The video can be viewed in the Safequarry video library - Safer by Sharing
A useful template shared by CRH which provides a list of checks that can be carried out to ensure workplaces have appropriate procedures and controls in place. - Safer by Sharing
A comprehensive document that can be used to assess site control measures against the spread of Covid 19. The document contains some examples and ideas around various control aspects for your site to consider.
The Scottish Government has issued guidance for business which explicitly states that:
“The construction sector and its supply chain is considered a non-essential business sector, except where supporting an essential sector as listed above.”