impact of coronavirus (covid-19) on construction
The impact of COVID-19 is unprecedented, the modern world simply hasn’t faced a crisis of this nature before. It continues to have a dramatic and unavoidable impact on SME businesses across the construction industry.
Businesses and individuals are having to make difficult decisions every day. Here, at Nicholas James Health & Safety, we are also impacted in the same way, but we can help our clients make informed decisions on following the most up-to-date Government guidance and construction industry guidance. Our health, safety and environmental professionals have the perfect set of skills to support you during this challenging time.
what industry guidance is available?
There is unprecedented business support available from the Government, and Site Operating Procedures have been produced to ensure sites are implementing the Government’s social distancing requirements.
Build UK has provided an extensive list of guidance and resources. They are also working as part of the Construction Industry Task Force, which is being led by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) to ensure effective communication between the industry and the Government.
how nicholas james h&s can support you?
We are here to support out clients and any other construction businesses who need help and advice during the current lockdown:
Help you manage your day-to-day health and safety requirements, considering the added risks associated with COVID-19
Supporting and managing the wellbeing of staff working from home and staff furloughed
Supporting and advice on returning to work
Updating company procedures and documentation (method statements and risk assessments) to work during COVID-19 pandemic
Attaining and renewing industry accreditations
Online health and safety training for staff
Our health and safety consultants are continuing to visit construction sites. If you’re working, your health and safety is important to us and we’ll be there to help you.