COVID-19

News

HSE release latest workers COVID-19 figures

Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease reports made by employers to HSE and Local Authorities since 10 April 2020 Where a worker has been diagnosed as having COVID-19 and there is reasonable evidence to suggest that it was caused by occupational exposure, employers are required to report

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Guidance

Government release new guidance to report covid-19 outbreaks

New guidance for businesses and organisations on how to recognise, contain and report incidents of coronavirus has been published. COVID-19 early outbreak management information has been created to make sure that people who run businesses or organisations: know how to recognise

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News

Reactec creates social distancing solution for workers

Edinburgh-based Reactec has re-purposed its proven system for monitoring workers’ exposure to health risk to create “Safedistance”, which enables employers to manage the social distancing of their workforce within construction. Safedistance is based on an industrial grade wrist-worn device and

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Commercial

CLC launch COVID-19 cost assessment toolkit

The Professional Practice Task Group for the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Covid-19 Task Force has today published a methodology for assessing and reporting the cost implications of disruption due to the pandemic. Construction clients and contractors rely on accurate cost

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