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Modified Site Safety Signage

Published 1 May 2020 | Written by Mark Doyle
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Posters

In response to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Jarvis Site Safety Signage has been updated to specifically relate to the Public Health England guidance set out in the Construction Leadership Council’s Site Operating Procedures (currently Version 3). This will help reinforce good practice and a constant reminder by positioning appropriate posters in relevant areas. There is a suite of 10 individual…


Site Attitude

Published 1 May 2020 | Written by Mark Doyle
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

With Jarvis sites reopening in line with our safety measures that exceed Public Health England guidance and the Construction Leadership Council’s Site Operating Procedures there is a very focused emphasis on compliance. It is essential that we do not allow complacency to creep in across our projects, particularly until any social distancing or other safety measures are relaxed. Attitude must…


Coronavirus best practice implemented by GMI Construction

Published 1 May 2020 | Written by Kevin Yates
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

GMI Construction Group PLC are partners of the Considerate Constructors Scheme and have introduced new procedures to ensure compliance with Government and National Health England guidelines on Coronavirus. Social distancing has its challenges in the construction industry as with other industries, GMI are following the guidance issued in the Site Operating Procedures (version 3). Social distancing is one of the…


Coronavirus testing for those working in the construction industry

Published 29 April 2020 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesHealth screening Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Medications Occupational health risks

The Government has announced that coronavirus (COVID‐19) testing has been extended to anyone who goes into work because they cannot work from home and is showing symptoms of coronavirus. This includes construction workers, as well as people they live with who have symptoms, and there are two ways to arrange a test: Self‐referral ‐ enables workers and members of their…


Child Friendly Facts on Coronavirus in a Community Newsletter

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Barney Sparrow
CategoriesCorporate Social Responsibility action plan Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Posters Residents Schools

Several projects have remained open during the coronavirus pandemic. The project team have created a community newsletter which presents as a fact sheet for children on what coronavirus is, how does a virus work and who can catch it and how we can all protect ourselves The information contained within this newsletter was taken from NHS Alder Hey Children’s NHS…


Coronavirus Site Working Practice – Smoking Area Segregation

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Sam Keeble
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Recreation

In regards to the recent advice from the WHO, Public Health England and the UK Government, SDC Builders Ltd have introduced their site specific coronavirus Management Plan in line with this guidance. As part of their plan, they have managed to successfully implement social distancing measures and increase personal hygiene, site hygiene and segregation of operatives. To ensure safe distancing…


Coronavirus Site Working Practice – Informative Video

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Sam Keeble
CategoriesCanteen Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Recreation

In regards to the recent advice from the WHO, Public Health England and the UK Government, SDC Builders Ltd have introduced their site specific coronavirus Management Plan in line with this guidance. As part of their plan, they have managed to successfully implement social distancing measures and increase personal hygiene, site hygiene and segregation of operatives. To provide a reminder…


Coronavirus Site Working Practice – Personal Hygiene

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Sam Keeble
CategoriesCleaning regime Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

In regards to the recent advice from the WHO, Public Health England and the UK Government, SDC Builders Ltd have introduced their site specific coronavirus Management Plan in line with this guidance. As part of their plan, they have managed to successfully implement social distancing measures and increase personal hygiene, site hygiene and segregation of operatives. To encourage operatives to…


Coronavirus Site Working Practice – Welfare Segregation

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Sam Keeble
CategoriesCleaning regime Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Toilets

In regards to the recent advice from the WHO, Public Health England and the UK Government, SDC Builders Ltd have introduced their site specific coronavirus Management Plan in line with this guidance. As part of their plan, they have managed to successfully implement social distancing measures and increase personal hygiene, site hygiene and segregation of operatives. One of the measures…


Coronavirus Site Working Practice – One Way System

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Sam Keeble
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Posters

In regards to the recent advice from the WHO, Public Health England and the UK Government, SDC Builders Ltd have introduced their site specific coronavirus Management Plan in line with this guidance. As part of their plan, they have managed to successfully implement social distancing measures and increase personal hygiene, site hygiene and segregation of operatives. One of the measures…


#Stayconnected #Inthistogether Campaign

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Lynsey Holley-Matthews
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

Jehu Group have launched a social media campaign called #Stayconnected #Inthistogether with the aim of ensuring all their partners and staff stay connected during this time and to let them know that they are in this together. Across all of their projects they have implemented the following: Site Operation Procedures. Correct hygiene facilities. Social distancing rules. Clearly displayed COVID-19 and…


Workplace Social Distancing

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Lynsey Holley-Matthews
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

To ensure social distancing guidelines are implemented Jehu Group have implemented the following: All Daily Consultation Meeting (DCM) are conducted via email. All other meetings are conducted outside if possible or are limited to 2-3 people to ensure that the social distancing rule is applied. All site staff to receive a COVID-19 and social distancing toolbox talk. All site staff…


Home Working Tips

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Lynsey Holley-Matthews
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

As part of their #Stayconnected campaign, Jehu Group have provided tips and guidance for their staff who are continuing to work from home. These 15 home working tips and guidance examples can be viewed below and have been shared on social media, Yammer and Sharepoint. Tips for working at home #1 Designate and setup a fixed workspace Ensure you have…


How to achieve social distancing on sites using a changing room basket system

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Benjamin Gibbs
CategoriesChanging Lockers Medical conditions Occupational health risks

Despite largely achievable COVID-19 distancing between workers when on site there are, however, certain pinch-points in the system where provisions for separation of operatives are not so obvious, potentially leading to a breakdown in effectiveness or loss of site efficiency. The locker room is one of these. Traditional mesh or steel lockers bring individuals into close proximity in an often…


Coronavirus Site Working Practice – Segregated Queuing

Published 27 April 2020 | Written by Sam Keeble
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

In regards to the recent advice from the WHO, Public Health England and the UK Government, SDC Builders Ltd have introduced their site specific coronavirus Management Plan in line with this guidance. As part of their plan, they have manage to successfully implement social distancing measures and increase personal hygiene, site hygiene and segregation of operatives. As part of their…