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Social Distanced Safety Stand Down

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by Ashleigh Lang
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

In order to ensure communication with the workforce is greater than ever, The Broadway project in Westminster held its usual six weekly safety stand down, with a difference. The floor was marked out with 2m distanced squares, by the logistics team and only supervisors/managers were asked to attend. The Project Director thanked all supervisors for their hard work and encouraged…


COVID-19 champion

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by Barnaby Blackman
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Training

As our site is fully operational and has managed to stay open during the pandemic, We have now extended one of our site managers role as COVID-19 champion. This job role entails the following: Operatives to have a point of call to voice concerns if they have any. Task brief operatives daily on any government/company updates. Check hand sanitizer points…


Perspex Protection Screen for Site Reception

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by Bruno Tiosso
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

Perspex protection screen and signage are in use to protect the security officer at the site reception on The Broadway project. This is one of the measure in place to protect our workforce.


Face Shield for Hoist Operators

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by Bruno Tiosso
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

At The Broadway project, Multiplex have made it mandatory for all hoist operators to wear a face shield while operating the hoist. This is one of the measures in place to protect the workforce.


Full Height Dividers for Turnstiles

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by Bruno Tiosso
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

Full height dividers are now in place on site access turnstiles at the Broadway project. This is one of the measures taken to adapt the project to the new Guidelines.


Antibacterial Wipes Available in Site Welfare Facilities

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by Bruno Tiosso
CategoriesCleaning regime Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

At The Broadway project, we are now providing anti-bacterial wipes in the welfare facilities, this is part of the plan to provide adequate welfare facilities during this difficult time. Multiplex have also increased in the number of welfare cleaners, staggered break times, increased number of canteens, toilets and drying rooms.


Helmet Stickers for Attendance of Coronavirus Induction

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by Bruno Tiosso
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Training

As part of the measures taken by Multiplex on The Broadway project, all site workers must attend a Coronavirus induction. Once the induction is completed, the inducted workers will receive a sticker confirming attendance.


Haki Stair Social Distancing

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by Ashleigh Lang
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

On this project we have used social distancing signage on all Haki Staircase’s and the implementation of a one way system for those using them. This ensures the workforce are reminded to maintain the required separation of two metres and assists them to do so with ease.


Coronavirus Safety Key

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by David Beasley
CategoriesCanteen Cleaning regime Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Recreation Rest

Whilst implementing an enhanced cleaning regime for the effective cleansing of our site office and welfare facilities, in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, it became apparent that we were using a large quantity of disposable plastic gloves. Following our on-site weekly safety forum, we held a brainstorming session on how we could maintain high standards of safety on site, while…


Online Training as Part of a #stayconnected Campaign

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by Lynsey Holley-Matthews
CategoriesEmployed Personal development Supply chain Training

As part of our #Stayconnected campaign we developed an online training package for staff away from the work environment on furlough leave, we wanted to give them the option of undertaking online training. It’s a great opportunity for our staff to gain knowledge in either things they are interested in or it may help towards their roles once they return…


Social Distancing Guidance Hi-viz Waistcoats

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by Barney Sparrow
CategoriesMedical conditions Occupational health risks PPE

At Westvale Park Primary Academy project and in line with Public Health England Guidelines on social distancing a considerate measure for the workforce has been introduced. It has been arranged for arranged for Hi-Viz waistcoats to be printed with the following message on the back accompanied by Morgan Sindall’s and Public Health England’s Logo: ‘Follow Guidelines Keep 2 Metre Distance,…


Fence weaving art to support the NHS

Published 18 May 2020 | Written by John Cairns
CategoriesEnclosures First Impressions standards Initial impressions Medical conditions

In support of the NHS and in line with the Considerate Constructors Scheme First Impressions campaign, Balfour Beatty’s Kathryn Wheatley created artwork on herras fencing panel at the entrance to our Skye Lochalsh & South West Ross Community Hospital project in Broadford. The image of the NHS and rainbow were created using recycled bin bags and surplus NHS clinical waste…


Social Distancing Measures in Welfare Areas

Published 12 May 2020 | Written by Andy Hunt
CategoriesCanteen Health screening Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Posters Recreation Rest

Ensuring staff and subcontractors feel safe on there return to the project we wanted them to notice all the additional measures we have put in place to assure them that the health and wellbeing is our number one priority during this challenging time. The minute you enter the security area we have a welfare attendant ensuring social distancing is adhered…


Enhanced Authorisation Procedure for Working

Published 12 May 2020 | Written by Barney Sparrow
CategoriesHealth screening Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

This project has recently introduced an enhanced authorisation procedure for when their workforce are required to work within two metres and cannot comply with Public Health England’s guidance on social distancing. The procedure has been prepared to highlight as a refresher of the key words stated in the hierarchy of control table in the Construction Leadership Council’s – Site Operating…


Hands Free Pedestal Dispenser Stations

Published 12 May 2020 | Written by Kane Morrissey
CategoriesCleaning regime Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the need for personal hygiene on site has become a top priority. This is to ensure that during these difficult and uncertain times, we as considerate constructors, are doing all we can to ensure we minimise the spread of the virus. With common contact surfaces in reception, offices, access control and welfare areas being used…