Check the the Health Check Declaration before you leave home. If you or anyone in your household or bubble has symptoms stay at home and book an NHS Test.
You will have to show an NHS text message or email to prove that you have had a negative lateral flow test within 48 hours. You can order these for free from the UK Gov website or pick up from local collection points. If you test positive you should self-isolate and book an NHS test.
All of our sites have antigen rapid testing in place twice a week. If you test positive after one of these you should self-isolate and book an NHS test. There is asymptomatic testing available through your local authority.
Please watch this video and read the booklet before arrival. There will also be site specific induction by your covid-19 marshal too.
Here is a at a glance reminder of the key covid secure measures we should be taking including social distancing, hygiene and personal contacts.
If you carry out a site based role your team must also consider a sensible pattern of work that introduces social distancing where possible whilst maintaining the safe and effective operation of the project. You should also take into consideration people’s personal circumstances.
This will also vary from project to project but could include such things as:
What do we tell drivers who are making deliveries to sites? Here is a briefing you can share with drivers making deliveries to sites. This has also been sent by SHES to all sites and procurement teams are briefing our suppliers and subcontractors.
If a team share a van to go from site to site, they can continue to do so if nobody is showing any symptoms or been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with covid-19. Please keep your vehicle clean, stay in your teams with the same person driving wherever possible and wash your hands regularly.
If you are on a project where you have to go into people’s homes. You should make sure that you have your PPE and that it is in good condition. Before entering the home, you should check that no-one in a high risk category has been in the property. This would include anyone who is self-isolating because they have:
If they have not, you can carry on at work as normal. Wash your hands or use hand sanitiser before entering and immediately after leaving the property. If they answer yes to any of the above questions, you should not enter the property. Please speak to your line manager for further advice
Some of our employees work away from home and need to use hotels and eat in restaurants etc how do we do this? There are a variety of ways to address this, for example:
This video is for internal use only and shouldn't be shared on social media.
Social distancing measures are in place in our offices, depots and sites. All offices have reduced capacity. You should work from home, where possible. When in an office or depot all social distancing measures must be followed, for example: