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Week Commencing 23/03/2020 – In The News

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Coronavirus Update As we are sure you are already aware, the government has now imposed stricter measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the UK. You may now only leave the home to: exercise once a day travel to and from work where “absolutely necessary” shop for essential items fulfil any medical or care needs. The Prime Minister also […]

Coronavirus Toolbox Talk & Poster

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Coronavirus & Virus Transmission – TOOLBOX TALK General Hygiene Germs from coughs and sneezes can live on hands and surfaces for 24 hours. They are responsible for spreading illnesses. Therefore, it is extremely important to upkeep hygiene and cleanliness practices to ensure the prevention of the spread of viruses. This is especially true for construction sites where […]

Week Commencing 16/03/2020 – In The News

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Coronavirus Update & Resources This week, the strategy against the coronavirus pandemic was stepped up by the UK government. Working from home is advised to anyone who can and schools are to shut from today for an indefinite period of time, except for the children of key workers. You are also to stay at home […]

What To Expect From WA Management During the Covid-19 Pandemic

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As you know, the current guidance from the government has advised home working and social distancing where possible. We just want you to know WA Management continues to operate as normal and therefore still able to meet our customer’s requirements in terms of Health, Safety and Management System support. By doing this we will be […]

Guidance on Managing Covid-19 at Work

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Below are some steps you can be taking within your business, both to try and protect your employees and keep your company running safely during the current Covid-19 Pandemic. Maintaining Hygiene Ensure handwashing facilities are available, with soap, warm water and disposable towels. Set up additional areas with hand sanitiser, tissues and closed bins where […]

Coronavirus Toolbox Talk & Poster

A virus under a microscope all in green.

Coronavirus & Virus Transmission – TOOLBOX TALK General Hygiene Germs from coughs and sneezes can live on hands and surfaces for 24 hours. They are responsible for spreading illnesses. Therefore, it is extremely important to upkeep hygiene and cleanliness practices to ensure the prevention of the spread of viruses. This is especially true for construction […]

Week Commencing 09/03/2020 – In The News

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Updated Coronavirus Advice On Thursday 12th March, PM Boris Johnson announced new measures aimed at protecting the elderly and those most vulnerable to the coronavirus, which included: Anyone with a “new, continuous” cough or high temperature is advised to self-isolate for seven days. Testing will now only focus on identifying people with the virus in hospital. Schools […]

Coronavirus Toolbox Talk & Poster

A virus under a microscope all in green.

Coronavirus & Virus Transmission – TOOLBOX TALK General Hygiene Germs from coughs and sneezes can live on hands and surfaces for 24 hours. They are responsible for spreading illnesses. Therefore, it is extremely important to upkeep hygiene and cleanliness practices to ensure the prevention of the spread of viruses. This is especially true for construction […]

Equality, Diversity and Unity

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March’s Hazard: Discrimination We have announced that the Hazard of the Month for March is Discrimination, particularly in the workplace. This was influenced by the occurrence of International Women’s Day on 8th March, a day to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women. Additionally, with the current outbreak of coronavirus, […]

Week Commencing 02/03/2020 – In The News

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Child Fatally Injured After Pole Pins Him Against Fence SPIE Limited has been fined after a child was fatally injured when he was trapped between an unsecured pole and a fence. Dumfries Sheriff Court heard that, on 15 October 2017, an employee of SPIE Limited delivered an overhead power pole to a roadside verge adjacent to […]