Preparing for the second wave

As Australia continues to navigate our way through the pandemic, many are wary of a ‘second-wave’ of infections particularly with ongoing community transmission in Victoria. The industry has been fortunate to have avoided widespread shutdowns during the pandemic and is now gearing up for a ‘construction-led’ recovery. How then do we prepare for ongoing work in a COVID19 environment?

Some operators are already instituting measures such as:

  • Social Distancing
  • Staggered Shifts
  • Self contained teams
  • Temperature Checks
  • Remote working (obviously only a possibility for some)

The below article (although US based) raises some interesting points both in real-world actions but also legal/insurance considerations that the industry will face in coming months.

Read more here.

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