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Circular No: M&P/080/04/KR

5 April 2020

Your Immediate attention is required!

Advisories for Suspension of ALL Non-essential Activities at Workplaces

It has come to our attention that many contractors have continued to schedule site works for Monday, 6 April 2020. Instead of winding down site works, many construction sites have applied for extension to continue site works.

SCAL would like to remind members and all stakeholders of the construction industry to carry out ONLY Necessary Works on Monday, 6 April 2020, it is important for you to wind down site works to ensure safety of the sites in preparation for the suspension.

All construction works (except works related to essential maintenance works, essential services and national security) are required to be suspended on Tuesday, 7 April 2020.

If your client / developer request for work to continue at your sites,  members are advised to obtained formal written instruction from the client / developer with clearance from MTI or BCA.

If the Necessary Works to ensure safety of the work sites are unable to be completed by 6 April 2020, members can write to MTI to request for an extension of time at

For details of BCA’s advisory, please visit

We will monitor the situation closely and will continue to keep members informed about ongoing developments.

Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time, and do remember to stay safe and healthy.