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Visitor Induction Cards with Emergency Contact

Published 22 June 2020 | Written by Denise Southard
CategoriesHealth screening Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Medications Occupational health risks

We have adapted our visitors induction to include guidance on adhering to the Government’s coronavirus guidance as well as visitors emergency contact details. This is a precaution in case the visitor has a medical emergency whilst visiting site.


Virtual Inspections

Published 22 June 2020 | Written by Nalise Hahn
CategoriesCommunicate initiatives Daily briefing Initiatives Workforce information Working methods

With the current coronavirus situation affecting site attendance, 40 Leadenhall has had to adapt to carry out essential tasks such as inspections which require sign off. We have undertaken live virtual pile inspections on MS Teams with our Structural Engineers and the City of London Building Inspectors who are unable be to there in person. The Construction Managers have been…


QR Code Driver Induction

Published 22 June 2020 | Written by Denise Southard
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Supply chain Trade contractors Training

We have created a QR driver induction which is downloaded onto the drivers smart phone or tablet. This is to reduce waste of paper and reduce cross contamination during the coronavirus pandemic. The driver would then tick the vehicle signing in sheet to confirm that they had read the induction. To find out more, click the link below.


ISG Covid-19 App

Published 22 June 2020 | Written by Jim Sellick
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

ISG have produced an app available to all to disseminate best practice for managing construction sites and mitigate the risk of catching the coronavirus. The app keeps everyone safe in and around the site, helps prevent the spread and promotes best practice.


Donating PPE to a local maternity hospital

Published 22 June 2020 | Written by David Burke
CategoriesCommunity liaison Goodwill Medical conditions

It was identified by PBC that the need to support front line health care workers in any way possible has to be a commitment for the company. The unprecedented  event called for everyone to work together in all aspects of care for the community. PBC made contact with the Local Maternity Hospital to see what their needs were, and PPE…


Coronavirus Safety Kit Box for Front Line Workers

Published 22 June 2020 | Written by Kane Morrissey
CategoriesCleaning regime Medical conditions Occupational health risks

Avondale Construction Ltd have created a coronavirus safety kit box for all of their front line security staff. The security staff have worked continuously throughout the pandemic, across all of their sites, from greeting working in the morning, to taking all workers temperatures when coming onto site. The safety kit boxes have been created to allow the staff to always…


Bike Storage

Published 10 June 2020 | Written by Rachel Butler
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Occupational health risks Separate facilities

To allow our workforce to travel alone to sites and reduce the use of public transport at this time, we have expanded our car parking facilities and re-used this old turnstile off site to create an ideal bike storage centre for those wishing to cycle to work. Walking and cycling is encouraged during our induction and staff are reminded to…


Vehicle Disinfection Kit

Published 10 June 2020 | Written by David Burke
CategoriesCleaning regime Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

Specific Covid-19 Training has currently been given to over 20 staff members based on construction sites, commercial maintenance crews, the office and warehouse. These Covid-19 officers are the lead for the company ensuring that best practices are maintained. Special procedures have been put in place which include the following: Covid-19 card with CIF Covid induction for all PBC staff, subcontractors…


Remote process administration during the coronavirus pandemic

Published 10 June 2020 | Written by Jake Betts
CategoriesAttitudes Employed Management Medical conditions Occupational health risks

To combat the risk of transmission of coronavirus on site, amongst various control measures implemented in line with CLC SOP; we have developed and administered remote technology for the use of site inductions, permits, signing in and out, briefings and questionnaires. Utilising QR codes situated both on and off site, with simple links sent out via email and text for…


Coronavirus Notice at Site Entrance

Published 10 June 2020 | Written by Rachel Butler
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

Construction site activity was paused towards the end of March and we have since been working tirelessly to ensure that we are confident we have a clear set of procedures and revised guidelines in place, enabling us to operate safely. We have been working collaboratively with our supply chain to assess all aspects of our site activities and address the…


Zoom Coronavirus Coffee Mornings

Published 10 June 2020 | Written by Rachel Butler
CategoriesMedical conditions Mental health Occupational health risks

To ensure we are checking in with work-from-home colleagues, DeTrafford hosted ‘Zoom’ coffee chats with the workforce to maintain positivity and to help with mental health during this time. On the coffee calls, staff could simply say hi or get updated progress across our sites. One of our measures to reduce spread of the virus is to ensure people who…


Traffic Light Warning System

Published 10 June 2020 | Written by Rachel Butler
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

St Georges Gardens have adopted a traffic light warning system on their project in Castlefield, Manchester. On entry to site every operative can see what the hazard level is – we have increased our level to amber as we have many more constraints imposed on us since the coronavirus pandemic began. This is to keep all operatives alert, helping us…


Facial Recognition

Published 10 June 2020 | Written by Rachel Butler
CategoriesMedical conditions Occupational health risks

DeTrafford have replaced all finger print recognition on every turnstile for facial recognition in a bid to help prevent virus spreading. The facial recognition works with PPE on or off and is simple, yet effective and can be easily wiped down for a safe start on site!


Manchester Gardens Planters

Published 10 June 2020 | Written by Rachel Butler
CategoriesEntrance First Impressions standards Initial impressions Occupational health risks

DeTrafford have been busy adding finishing touches around sites recently following our remobilisation from coronavirus. A planter has been placed outside an entrance to allow for pedestrians to comply with two metre social distancing on the pavement outside and have supplied plants to fill the area full of bright colours and positivity for all to enjoy. We have also been…


Using local children’s artwork as a positive message next to hand sanitisation facilities

Published 10 June 2020 | Written by Rachel Butler
CategoriesCleaning regime Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

The project team have placed their handwash station next to colourful hand prints on the entry and exit to the site, as a positive message to re-enforce the need to wash our hands in order to keep us all safe. These handprints were done by the children of the local community and by families within the company, and signify the…