Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID 19 - Construction Business Support


Scottish Government

View the construction sector guidance published by Scottish Government.

The construction industry has now developed alternative working methods for many of the activities that would traditionally have required close working.  The need for close working, using PPE, is therefore limited to a reduced range of critical activities and situations for which no alternative method of working has yet been found.

Scottish Government has published guidance for returning to work safely.

View the SME housebuilders support guidance published by Scottish Government.

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre has published the Construction Sector Re-start plan.

View the guidance on working on site during the Covid-19 pandemic. Site Operating Guidelines.

Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV)

Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has published resources to support the construction sector. These include:

  • Restart signage pack
  • Returning from furlough guidance
  • Practical health and safety advice about a safe return and restart

Health and Safety Executive 

HSE has published a guide to working safely during the coronavirus. The guidance covers:

  1. Risk assessment
  2. Talking to workers and provide information
  3. Working from home
  4. Making your workplace ‘COVID secure’
  5. Protecting vulnerable workers
  6. Cleaning, hygiene and hand sanitiser
  7. Where to get further help