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BCA COVID-19 Information

BUILT ENVIRONMENT SECTOR
COVID-19 INFO
Updated on 2 August 2020

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HIGHLIGHTS
  | Support Measures for Built Environment Firms Affected by COVID-19

1 August 2020
- MOM Media Release: Foreign Worker Levy Waiver and Rebates Extended for Construction, Marine Shipyard and Process Sectors

Updated 21 July 2020
- Circular on Construction Restart Booster - which comprises COVID-Safe firm-based support and COVID-Safe project-based support.
华文版


27 June 2020

Media Release: $1.36b Construction Support Package to help firms resume work quickly and safely 
Infographic on support measures 

  | Circular on Launch of HPB Swab Registration System (SRS) on 1 August 2020 -- 30 July

Infographic on Swab Registration System

  | MOM AccessCode 

- From 12 July 2020, improved features will be rolled out on SGWorkPass including streamlining the colours of AccessCode (refer to MOM's media release)

TraceTogether onboarding guides in Bengali, Tamil, English and Chinese.


  | COVID-Safe Restart Criteria 
-- updated on 9 July

  | Summary Table of Swab Test Requirements  

BCA will inform individual firms on their workers' swab test schedule within 2 weeks of receiving BCA's approval to resume works. The swab tests will be carried out by Health Promotion Board. 

- Meanwhile, all approved workers can be deployed to work while waiting for the swab test arrangements.


 | COVID-Safe Training and Worksite Requirements 

- Construction workers and Safe Management Officers (SMOs) can start work and complete the training course four weeks from BCA’s approval

- SMOs from construction account works, renovation industry and building works for landed properties need not attend the training.


TOOLS AND RESOURCES

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Construction Projects & Supply Works 
Construction Account Works
Facilities Management (L&E)
Renovation Projects
Landed Housing Projects



  | Dormitories
One-Stop Application for CTQ/TOLQ/FCD 
MOM’s Dorm Clearance Schedule


  | BCA-Industry COVID-Safe Restart Webinar Series
- Check out our webinar recordings, slides and Q&As here

  | COVID-Safe Training Navigator
- Your one-stop navigator for COVID-Safe training information and requests.


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Construction Restart Navigator
- Your one-stop navigator for all construction restart information and forms.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) -- updated on 3 August

Construction Sector / 华文版
Renovation Works / 华文版
Facilities Management (L&E)
Support Measures FAQs / 华文版



LATEST BCA UPDATES/ MEDIA RELEASE/ ADVISORY

Construction Sector  Renovation Works   Facilities Management (FM)  |  MCSTs

30 July 2020
Circular on Launch of HPB Swab Registration System (SRS) on 1 August 2020
Infographic on Swab Registration System

20 July 2020

Circular: Clarification on Cohorting Requirements under the COVID-Safe Accommodation Criteria

Updated 21 July 2020
- Circular on Construction Restart Booster to Support Firms and Workers for Sector Restart

27 June 2020
Media Release: $1.36b Construction Support Package to help firms resume work quickly and safely

26 June 2020
Latest Updates on the Restart of the Construction Sector 

18 June 2020

Advisory on Re-opening of Sports and Recreational Facilities in Condominiums

13 June 2020
-  Media Release on Resumption of All Renovation Projects, Subject to Availability of Workers
Advisory on Resumption of All Renovation Works from 15 June 2020
Advisory on Resumption of All Renovation Works from 15 June 2020 (华文版)


OTHER AGENCIES UPDATES

MOM  |  MTI  |  MOH 

MOM: Foreign Worker Levy Waiver and Rebates Extended for Construction, Marine Shipyard and Process Sectors -- 1 August
- Employers who have paid the 50% levies originally due in July will have the amount refunded to them.

- Full FWL waiver for levies due in August and September 2020 will be provided.

- The FWL waiver will be stepped down to 75% for levies due in October, followed by 50% FWL waiver for levies due in November, and 25% FWL waiver for levies due in December 2020.

- The $375 FWL rebate will be extended for another two months, to August and September 2020. This will replace the existing $90 FWL rebate for each Work Permit holder.

MOM: 69 more dorms declared clear of Covid-19 -- 21 July
- 69 more dormitories have been cleared of COVID-19 with effect from 21 July

- As of 20 July 2020, about 247,000 workers have either recovered, or have been tested to be free from the virus.

- Some of the workers are pending movement to appropriate accommodations before they can resume work.

- Others can return to work once dormitory operators, employers and workers have made the necessary preparations to complete the three required steps1 that will help minimise the risk of new infections as the workers go to work on a daily basis. 

- Refer to MOM's media release for more info.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
   
| 16 June Webinar - Working Together towards a Safe and Gradual Restart of the Construction Sector

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