The Construction Leadership Council Publishes Updated Site Operating Procedures – SOP v4

May 20, 2020

The Construction Leadership Council has published (19 May 2020) an updated Site Operating Procedures – SOP v4 – which replaces SOP v3, which is now withdrawn.

The updated guidance is here:

https://www.constructionleadershipcouncil.co.uk/news/site-operating-procedures-version-4-published/

The SOP has been amended to reflect the technical changes made in the recently published Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) in construction and other outdoor work and includes the following:

·         Updated date and version number

·         Updated links and key wording on social distancing to align with latest Government guidance

·         All references to PHE updated to Government at the request of PHE

·         Updated Government wording on when to travel to work from the Government’s Recovery Strategy  

·         Point included on one way systems to align with latest Government guidance

·         Updated to include use of portable toilets

·         Updated to state that risk assessments should be shared with the workforce to align with latest Government guidance

·         Removal of reference to 15 mins or less where possible to align with latest Government guidance

·         Updated PPE section to align with, and link to, latest Government guidance

It is important to note that this is effectively a technical upgrade to conform with the latest government guidance.

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