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Covid-19

Whilst Coronavirus is having a substantial impact on our world, our work and how we live our daily lives, Pierce Building is still operating in full capacity.

We understand the management of the wellbeing and mental health of our customers is a critical factor and an inherent symptom of this pandemic. Pierce building and your insurer are committed to providing the best possible support for you and your family.

Pierce Building has quickly adapted to the changed that are required during this time which are listed below but not limited to.
 

  • Undertake risk assessments for all work requiring visits to the premises of clients.

  • Ensure that any workers that can work from home are able to do so

  • Ensure that all staff are aware of and abide by our Pandemic Management Plan

  • Collect records of all workers, subcontractors and clients attending work premises for

  • Ensure that workers are in good health - workers cannot work if they are unwell.

  • If any worker is unwell, we will send them home and direct them to be tested. They must stay home until they have their result.

  • Report any positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) to The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), WorkSafe, Health and Safety Representatives, and notify our workforce

  • Regularly and thoroughly clean our facilities, shared spaces and provide additional cleaning supplies

  • Undertake risk assessments for cleaning and the potential closure of our workplace in certain situations e.g. a positive COVID-19 case

  • Provide employees with a face covering to wear at work and take reasonable steps to ensure employees wear the face covering while at work, unless they meet any of reasons for exemptions.

  • Staff are required to practice good hand hygiene (and that hand washing facilities are well stocked and in good functioning order)

  • Staff who are identified to be close contacts of a person with coronavirus (COVID-19) by DHHS do not attend work until told by DHHS that their quarantine period has ended.