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CIF issues revised Standard Operating Procedures

Members working in the Republic of Ireland should be aware that the Construction Industry Federation in Dublin has updated its Construction Sector C-19 Pandemic Standard Operating Procedures. The latest version is Version 7: January 2021. The Standard Operating Procedures should be adhered to by companies working in the Republic of Ireland.

Updates to Version 7 include:

  • CIF President's message
  • Expanded section on mental health and wellbeing supports
  • Updated advice on close contacts
  • Inclusion of international travel restrictions
  • Recommendation that sites require the wearing of face coverings/masks at all times
  • Explanation provided of Covid-19 testing regimes
  • Temperature testing on site entry is recommended
  • Single occupancy of vehicles is recommended
  • Offices should be regularly ventilated by opening windows
  • Updated advice for meetings
  • Link to Statutory Instruments related to the Covid-19 pandemic

For the avoidance of doubt this document applies to the Republic of Ireland only.

The CEF Covid 19 health and safety guidance can be accessed here.