The Victorian Government has announced Stage 4 restrictions in its declaration of a State of Disaster. The over-arching principle being to reduce the movement of people and isolate the population. Business activities are closed unless the workplace is part of the permitted industries. Fortunately, Construction Industry is “Open (for on site work)” with some notable restrictions
OPEN (FOR ON-SITE WORK) – COVID SAFE PLAN
• Construction of critical and essential infrastructure and services to support these projects
• Critical repairs to residential premises, are allowed, where required for emergency or safety.
RESTRICTED OPERATIONS FOR INDUSTRY SPECIFIC OPERATIONS
• Large scale construction
o Any building construction project of more than three storeys (excluding basement)
o Maximum of 25 per cent of normal employees on site compared to normal operations.
o Must have High Risk COVID Safe Plan. Must demonstrate not blending shifts and workers can only work at one site during Stage 4
• Small scale construction
o Any building construction project of three storeys or less (excluding basement)
o Maximum of five workers (including supervisors)
o Universal COVID Safe Plan
o Must demonstrate not blending shifts and workers can only work at one site during stage 4
• State and state civil construction (including time critical new school builds) are exempt from reduction targets but will be required to implement High Risk COVID Safe Plan.
At Concrete Protection we are still open our standard hours from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Please read the COVID 19 Safety statements, wear a mask, sanitise your hands, spray products and maintain distances.
We are pleased to continue servicing your requirements with products and advice under the ‘Manufacturing and Retail Trade” provisions.
Our team hope you and your loved ones are safe and well during this difficult time for our community.