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COVID-19 and Henderson Thomas Associates

HTA and Covid-19

HTA are undertaking robust measures to maintain the health of our staff and colleagues to ensure that we can continue to serve our clients at this time.

In General

During these unprecedented times Henderson Thomas Associates will continue to carry out site works and operate as normal, with additional precautions being instated for the health and safety of our staff and clients.

Our engineers out in the field will carry out their duties as normal to ensure the successful delivery and completion of all current and upcoming projects with minimal disruption. All engineers have been been informed of additional precautions to carry out, reducing unnecessary risk.

The welfare of our staff is of the highest priority with those who can work remotely being given the freedom and tools to do so.

Office Meetings

In order to protect our colleagues and following recent government advice we kindly request that visitors attending any HTA office who are showing flu-like symptoms, returning from an affected area within the last 14 days or has been in contact with a confirmed Covid-19 case to re-arrange any meetings for a later date or enquire about a virtual meeting.

Advice from WHO

Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and protect others by doing the following:

Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.

Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Why? When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.

Why? Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.

Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.

Why? Droplets spread virus. By following good respiratory hygiene you protect the people around you from viruses such as cold, flu and COVID-19.

Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority.

Why? National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent spread of viruses and other infections.

Stay informed on the latest developments about COVID-19. Follow advice given by your healthcare provider, your national and local public health authority or your employer on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

Why? National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on whether COVID-19 is spreading in your area. They are best placed to advise on what people in your area should be doing to protect themselves.

For more visit the official World Health Organisation website here: WHO Official Website

Enquires & further information

Should you have any specific queries you can reach us in the normal way.

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