Taken from the SPACES E-news May 2020
A summary of information related to COVID-19 can be found on our the SPACES website. Recent additions include:
- Department for Education – managing school premises
The DfE have published guidance on managing school premises, which are partially open, during the coronavirus outbreak. Educational settings should review their arrangements for all building-related systems but in particular: hot and cold water systems, gas safety, fire safety, kitchen equipment, security including access control and intruder alarm systems, and ventilation.
- LGA – COVID-19 – Remote Council Meetings
During the coronavirus pandemic, local authorities are unable to conduct public meetings in person. Holding council meetings virtually requires a different approach to communication and technology. Our new online hub hosts a range of guidance, peer to peer support, and case studies to assist councils with this significant change to working.
- Construction Leadership Council – Site operating Procedures – 15th April
Site Operating Procedures Version 3 Published
- Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government – Application of the Building Regulations during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Guidance for Building Control Bodies operating in England.