**Updated 28 May 2020** MIMA’s statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) #staysafe

MIMA’s statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) #staysafe

MIMA wishes to see all those involved in the mineral wool manufacturing insulation sector and the wider construction industry stay safe. MIMA is closely following the COVID-19 situation. We are actively working with other organisations to support the creation of initiatives that support government, industry and the wider community.
We urge those in the insulation industry to implement the Government’s social distancing and latest construction industry guidance and to follow the Construction Leadership Council’s Site Operating Procedures where appropriate:

New Government guidance on Construction and other outdoor work

**New** Coronavirus (COVID-19): construction update Q&A - updated guidance

Guidance on Social Distancing, Public Health England

Site Operating Procedures, Construction Leadership Council

The Government has put in place a range of measures to support businesses and employees through the impact of coronavirus, as follows:

**new** Governments new test and trace system

**new** Government workplace guidance to accompany the new test and trace system

**new** Employers new COVID-19 risk assessment

COVID-19:  guidance for employees, employers and businesses

COVID-19:  guidance on staying at home and away from others/going to work 

Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do

COVID-19:  support for businesses

Remediation and COVID-19: Building Safety update

For further information, the latest news, advice and daily updates, you may find the following links of help: 

Government’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) information hub: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Construction Leadership Council (CLC):  http://www.constructionleadershipcouncil.co.uk

Support the fight against Coronavirus
The UK Government has asked industry to offer support to those fighting coronavirus, in the following areas:
  • protective equipment for healthcare workers, such as masks, gowns and sanitiser
  • hotel rooms
  • transport and logistics, for moving goods or people
  • manufacturing equipment
  • warehouse or office space, for medical use or storage
  • expert advice or consultancy on IT, manufacturing, construction, project management, procurement or engineering
  • social care or childcare
  • community support

If your business can offer any support in these areas, please use this link to offer your help: 

If you have any further queries, then please do not hesitate to contact us on info@mima.info