Coronavirus guidance for the construction sector

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What does this involve?

The Scottish Government has published guidance for the construction sector in Scotland to help it restart and continue to operate safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Topics covered include:

  • the importance of ongoing risk assessments
  • business and physical distancing
  • support for businesses and workers
  • the phased approach to restarting
  • compliance and future development
  • additional guidance and resources

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Anyone who works in the construction sector in Scotland.

How long does this take?

You can read the guidance at your own pace.

Important information

It is essential that employers carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment. These should be developed together with union health and safety representatives. For workplaces, without union representation, union health and safety representatives will be available upon request to support the development of workplace risk assessments.

Next steps

Visit the Scottish Government website for more information and to read the full guidance.

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