Circular No: M&P/25/02/WH
11 February 2020
Advisory on Measures Connected with the Known Case of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
In the wake of reports that a Bangladeshi worker had been infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov), SCAL has met with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Dormitory Association of Singapore Ltd (DASL) on 10 Feb 2020 to seek clarification over concerns of the construction workers residing at the dormitory affecting the other workers at their jobsites.
Please find attached SCAL’s advisory for your attention.
MOM has also an updated advisory on enhanced precautionary measures for dormitories: https://www.mom.gov.sg/newsroom/press-releases/2020/0210-mom-issues-updated-advisory-on-enhanced-precautionary-measure-for-dormitory.
As the situation with the coronavirus is still evolving, construction firms should continually monitor updates by MOM https://www.mom.gov.sg/2019-ncov and MOH https://www.moh.gov.sg/2019-ncov-wuhan for the latest advisories.