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BCA COVID-19 Information

BUILT ENVIRONMENT SECTOR
COVID-19 INFO
Updated on 16 May 2021

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HIGHLIGHTS
16 May 2021
- (Updated) Convening of General Meeting via Alternative Electronic Means amid COVID-19 Situation 


15 May 2021

Circular to MCSTs on Further Tightening of Safe Management Measures 
- (Updated) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

  | Support Measures for Built Environment Firms Affected by COVID-19 -- updated on 12 May 2021

12 May 2021

- Circular on Reminder to Industry on Management of COVID-19 Risk at Worksites 
- Circular on The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Amendment No.3) Bill 2021 - Part 10A (Reliefs for Construction Contracts Affected by Increase in Foreign Manpower Salary Costs)

10 May 2021

Infographic on Managing Safe Management Measures in your Estate

8 May 2021
- (Updated) Circular on Tightening of Safe Management Measures
- (Updated) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)
SportSG's Update on Stricter Safe Management Measures for Sport and Physical Exercise & Activity (8 to 30 May 2021)

5 May 2021

Circular on Time-limited Flexibility to Recruit Workers from People’s Republic of China (PRC) Without Enrolling in Overseas Testing Centres (OTCs) for Skills Certification / 华文版
Circular on Ex-Gratia Payment to Consultants for Evaluating/Certifying Contractors’ COVID-related Claims

30 April 2021
- Advisory on Closure of Barbeque Pits on 1 – 14 May 2021
- (Updated) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)


27 April 2021
Circular on Simplified Claim Process for Extension of Time and Prolongation Costs in Public Sector Construction Contracts due to COVID-19 Events / 华文版

26 April 2021
Additional Measures to Support the Construction Sector


  | Support Measures for Built Environment Firms Affected by COVID-19 -- updated on 19 April 2021

19 April 2021
- [Updated] Circular on Commencement of COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 - Part 8A and 8B / 华文版
- [Updated] Guide for Part 8A and Part 8B / 华文版
- [Updated] Template for Part 8A and Part 8B
- [Updated] Joint MinLaw-BCA Info Note on Commencement of the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 - Provisions Relating to Temporary Reliefs

26 March 2021
- MND Press Release on Further Extension of Relief Periods under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act for Specified Categories of Contracts in the Built  Environment Sector

- Circular on Extension of Relief Periods for Construction and Supply Contracts under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act / 华语版


12 February 2021 -
(Updated) Circular on Co-funding Support for Safe Management Officers ("SMO Support") / 华文版

11 January 2021 -
(Updated) Circular on Co-funding Support for Safe Management Officers ("SMO Support") / 华文版


   
Resource Kit for Subcontractors to Resume Work /
华文版:分包商复工须知 -- 11 March 2021

  Good Safe Management Measures (SMM) practices
-- updated on 20 Novemb
er 2020 [Translated versions now available]
- How to keep worksites COVID-Safe at common facilities / 华文版
- How to contain the spread of COVID+ cases at worksite / 华文版
- How to keep worksites COVID-Safe at worksites entry/exit points / 华文版
- How to keep worksites COVID-Safe by segregating teams at work zones / 华文版
- How to keep worksites COVID-Safe? Workers to follow these steps / 华文版 / Bengali / Burmese / Tamil 

  COVID-Safe Restart Criteria -- updated on 7 April 2021
BCA Summary of Swab Requirements
Clarity on RRT Requirements

  | 
Assistance/Queries on Construction Restart


  | 
Advisory to Employers to ensure Eligible Workers go through Rostered Routine Testing (RRT) by 5 September 华文版 -- 27 August 2020

  | 
BCA-MOM Joint Circular on the Implementation of Staggered Rest Days 华文版 -- 12 August 2020
- Staggered Rest Days FAQs

Download infographics for:
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Renovation Contractors
Lift & Escalator Firms
Facilities Management
Sub-Contractors
Specialist Sub-Contractors

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

Infographic on Swab Registration System / 华文版
Video on Swab Registration System
Download SRS Briefing Slides
Download SRS User Guide


  | 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 Training and Worksite Requirements 

TOOLS AND RESOURCES

  | Apply for Restart - Resource Kits
Construction Projects & Supply Works 
Construction Account Works
Facilities Management
Renovation Projects
Landed Housing Projects

  | Resource Kit for Subcontractors to Resume Work / 华文版:分包商复工须知

  Good Safe Management Measures (SMM) practices
- How to keep worksites COVID-Safe at common facilities
- How to contain the spread of COVID+ cases at work
- How to keep worksites COVID-Safe at worksites entry/exit points
- How to keep worksites COVID-Safe by segregating teams at work zones
- How to keep worksites COVID-Safe? Workers to follow these steps

  | Assistance/Queries on Construction Restart

  | BuildSG-COVIDSafe Platform (CSP)
-  Learn more about the new platform that provides a central database for the construction industry to implement the necessary Covid-19 control measures

  | COVID-Safe Worksite Inspection
Download Inspection Checklist to find out what is being inspected during worksite audits

  | 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.

  | Construction Restart Navigator -- updated on 1 October
- Your one-stop navigator for all construction restart information and forms.

  | Feedback on COVID-19 Unsafe Practices at Construction Sites

- Submit your feedback on unsafe practices at construction sites here.

  | Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) -- updated on 14 May 2021
Construction Sector / 华文版 -- updated on 14 May 2021
Renovation Works / 华文版 -- updated on 14 May 2021
Facilities Management -- updated on 23 April 2021
Support Measures / 华文版 -- updated on 11 February 2021
- Staggered Rest Days


LATEST BCA UPDATES / MEDIA RELEASE / ADVISORY

Construction Sector  Renovation Works   Facilities Management (FM)  |  MCSTs

16 May 2021
- (Updated) Convening of General Meeting via Alternative Electronic Means amid COVID-19 Situation 

15 May 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Further Tightening of Safe Management Measures 
- (Updated) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

12 May 2021
Circular on Reminder to Industry on Management of COVID-19 Risk at Worksites 
Circular on The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Amendment No.3) Bill 2021 - Part 10A (Reliefs for Construction Contracts Affected by Increase in Foreign Manpower Salary Costs)

10 May 2021
- Infographic on Managing Safe Management Measures in your Estate

8 May 2021
- (Updated) Circular on Tightening of Safe Management Measures
- (Updated) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)
SportSG's Update on Stricter Safe Management Measures for Sport and Physical Exercise & Activity (8 to 30 May 2021)


5 May 2021
Circular on Time-limited Flexibility to Recruit Workers from People’s Republic of China (PRC) Without Enrolling in Overseas Testing Centres (OTCs) for Skills Certification / 华文版
Circular on Ex-Gratia Payment to Consultants for Evaluating/Certifying Contractors’ COVID-related Claims


30 April 2021
Advisory on Closure of Barbeque Pits on 1 – 14 May 2021
- (Updated) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)


27 April 2021
Circular on Simplified Claim Process for Extension of Time and Prolongation Costs in Public Sector Construction Contracts due to COVID-19 Events / 华文版

26 April 2021
Additional Measures to Support the Construction Sector

21 April 2021
- Advisory on Re-opening of Sports and Recreation Facilities in Condominiums
- (Updated) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)


7 April 2021
Circular on Convening of General Meeting via Alternative Electronic Means amid COVID-19 Situation

26 March 2021
- Circular on Extension of Relief Periods for Construction and Supply Contracts under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act

18 March 2021
Circular on Facilitating Consultants' Cashflow due to Lengthened Project Duration

10 March 2021
Circular on Amendments to the COVID-Safe Transport Requirements

11 February 2021
- (Updated) Circular on Co-funding Support for Safe Management Officers ("SMO Support") / 华文版

8 February 2021
- Advisory to MCSTs on Ensuring Safe Management Measures by Management Corporations during Festive Seasons

25 January 2021
- Advisory on Re-opening of Sports and Recreation Facilities in Condominiums

19 January 2021
Reminder to Industry on Management of COVID-19 risk at Worksites

13 January 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Re-opening of Sports and Recreation Facilities in Condominiums

30 December 2020
Advisory on Re-opening of Sports and Recreation Facilities in Condominiums

24 December 2020
- (Updated) Guide for COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 Part 8A and Part 8B 华文版
Advisory - MCST to Step Up Precautionary Measures For Visitors Expected During Festive Season

30 November 2020
- Circular on Commencement of COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 - Part 8A and 8B

3 November 2020
- (Updated) Circular on COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Amendment No. 3) Bill

16 October 2020
Joint MOM-BCA-EDB-HPB press release - Work Pass Privileges of Two Employers Suspended for Breaching Rostered Routine Testing Requirements

30 September 2020
Circular on COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 - Commencement of Part 8 Relief for Contracts Affected by Construction Delays
- Circular on Convening of General Meeting via Alternative Electronic Means amid COVID-19 Situation (Superseded, click here for latest circular)


25 September 2020
Circular on Treatment of Claims Arising from COVID-19 in Public Sector Construction Contracts

18 September 2020
Joint MOM-BCA-EDB-HPB Media Release - RRT compliance crucial for early detection to safeguard health of migrant workers

14 September 2020
- Joint MOM-BCA-EDB Media Release - Guidelines for Contractual Arrangements on Dormitory Rentals

8 September 2020

- [Updated] Circular on Construction Restart Booster to Support Firms and Workers for Sector Restart / 华文版

7 September 2020
Joint MOM-BCA-EDB-HPB Media Release - Vast Majority of Workers have been Scheduled for RRT

5 September 2020
Circular on Productivity Solutions Grant for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

4 September 2020
- Joint MOM BCA EDB HPB Press Release - 16000 Workers have yet to be scheduled for routine testing 

3 September 2020
Advisory on Re-opening of Sports and Recreation Facilities in Condominiums

31 August 2020
Joint MOM-BCA-EDB-HPB Media Release - Final Reminder to Employers to Ensure Workers Undergo Routine Testing by 5 September

27 August 2020
Advisory to Employers to ensure Eligible Workers go through Rostered Routine Testing (RRT) by 5 September / 华文版

24 August 2020

Advisory to Lift Owners on Safe Management Measures in Lifts and Lift Lobbies

12 August 2020
- Media Release on Further Measures to Restart the Construction Industry Swiftly and Safely

BCA-MOM Joint Circular on the Implementation of Staggered Rest Days for Work Permit Holders and S Pass Holders in the Construction Sector from 19 August 2020华文版


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