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BCA COVID-19 Information

BUILT ENVIRONMENT SECTOR
COVID-19 INFO
Updated on 3 December 2021

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HIGHLIGHTS

30 November 2021
Circular on Deferment of RRT Exemption for Fully Vaccinated COVID-19 Recovered Workers

24 November 2021
Circular on Updated Testing Regime for Fully Vaccinated COVID-19 Recovered Workers / 华文版

21 November 2021
- Circular on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in The Transition Stage [From 22 November 2021]

- (Updated 21 November) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

10 November 2021
- Circular on Ex-Gratia Extension of Time (EOT) due to COVID-19 Events for January - June 2021 in Public Sector Construction Contracts / 华文版
- (Updated 10 November) FAQs

8 November 2021
- Circular on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums under the Stabilisation Period (Calibrated Adjustments) [From 10 November 2021]
- (Updated 8 November) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

5 November 2021
Circular on Revised Requirements for Training of ART Supervisors in the Construction Sector / 华文版

27 October 2021
- Circular on Clarifications on Public Sector Approach for COTMA Part 10A / 华文版

16 October 2021
- (Updated) Circular on Revised Approach to Manage Construction Worksites visited by COVID-19 Positive Cases / 华文版

13 October 2021
Circular on Ex-gratia Payment to Consultants Due to Prolongation of Construction Period

11 October 2021

- (Updated 11 October) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

10 October 2021
Joint MOM-BCA-EDB Circular on Implementation of New Rostered Routine Testing (RRT) Regime

29 September 2021
Circular on Extension of Relief Period under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act for Relevant Contracts in the Built Environment Sector / 华文版
  | Vaccinate or Regular Testing (VoRT) Regime
- Circular on Implementation Details of Mandatory Antigen Rapid Testing (ART) and Vaccinate or Regular Testing (VoRT) Regime for the Construction Sector / 华文版

26 September 2021
- Updated BCA-NEA-MOH Guidance Note on Improving Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Buildings amid the COVID-19 Situation
- FAQs

25 September 2021
Safe Management Measures for Condominiums under The Stabilisation Period [ 27 September 2021 through 24 October 2021]
- (Updated 25 September) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

23 September 2021
Circular on Adopting Pandemic Resilient Contracting Practices for Public Sector Construction Contracts / 华文版

9 September 2021
- Circular on Rostered Routine Testing and Charging Policy for Workers in Construction, Marine, and Process sectors, and in Dormitories

2 September 2021
- Circular on Compliance with Safe Management Measures and Adoption of Good Practices to Minimise Worksite Disruptions / 华文版

26 August 2021
- Circular on Reminder on Mandatory Antigen Rapid Testing (ART) and Implementation of Vaccinate or Regular Testing (VoRT) Regime for the Construction Sector / 华文版

18 August 2021
Circular on the Public Sector Approach for COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 Part 10a – Relief for Construction Contracts affected by Increase in Foreign Manpower Salary Costs / 华文版

16 August 2021
- (Updated 16 August) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

10 August 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) [From 10 August 2021 Onwards]
- (Updated 10 August) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

7 August 2021
  | Mandatory ART for Construction Sector
Circular on Mandating ART for the Construction Sector华文版
FAQs -- updated on 3 Dec 2021

6 August 2021
Circular on Commencement of the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 – Part 10a (Reliefs for Construction Contracts Affected by Increase in Foreign Manpower Salary Costs) / 华文版
- (Updated 6 August) 
Circular on Call for Industry to Remain Vigilant and to ensure Safe Management Measures Compliance to keep our Construction Sector Covid-Safe / 华文版

21 July 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) [From 22 July 2021 Onwards]
- (Updated 21 July) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

19 July 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) [From 19 July 2021 Onwards]

- (Updated 19 July) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

15 July 2021
Infographic on Actions Taken when a Covid-Active Case is Detected at Dormitory or Worksite / 华文版

12 July 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) [From 12 July 2021 Onwards]

8 July 2021
BCA Infographic on Streamlining ART Regime at Worksites / 华文版 (8 July)
FAQs

- BCA Infographic on Vaccination Key to Safe Construction Workforce and Progressive Re-Opening of Singapore / 华文版 (8 July)

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

7 July 2021
- Circular on Further Simplified Claim Process for Prolongation Costs in Public Sector Construction Contracts due to COVID-19 Events / 华文版

19 June 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) [From 21 June 2021 Onwards]
- (Updated 23 June) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

13 June 2021

Circular to MCSTs on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in Phase 3 (Heightened Alert)

3 June 2021

Circular to MCSTs on Responsiblity of Management Corporations on Ensuring Compliance with Safe Management Measures

2 June 2021

Media Release on BCA Heightens Enforcement Stance Targeting Gaps in Compliance of Safe Management Measures at Worksites

31 May 2021

Circular on BCA's Heightened Enforcement Stance and Pilot of Antigen Rapid Tests (ART) at Worksites (FAQs)
Circular on Reminder to Lift Owners on Safe Management Measures in Lifts and Lift Lobbies

25 May 2021

Good Hygiene and Improved Ventilation to Further Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Transmission
- Joint MOH-NEA-BCA-LTA Media Release
Guidance Note
Infographic

  | COVID-Safe Restart Criteria -- updated on 1 October 2021
BCA Summary of Swab Requirements
Clarity on RRT Requirements
           

22 May 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Responsiblity of Management Corporations on Ensuring Compliance with Safe Management Measures

18 May 2021
- Circular on Mandatory Rostered Routine Testing (RRT) for Anyone Entering the Worksite

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 

  | 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) / 华文版

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

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

  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 

  | 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

Infographic on Actions Taken when a Covid-Active Case is Detected at Dormitory or Worksite / 华文版
Outreach Webinar: Contractual Support Measures for Build Environment (BE) Sector (1 Nov 2021)

   
COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act (COTMA) Part 10A Application

  | ART Pilot for Construction Sector

  | Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) -- updated on 1 Dec 2021
Construction Sector -- updated on 1 Dec 2021
Renovation Works -- updated on 22 Nov 2021
Facilities Management -- updated on 18 May 2021
Support Measures / 华文版 -- updated on 8 July 2021
Staggered Rest Days (MOM)

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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
- Click here to give feedback on COVID-19 unsafe practices at construction sites

  | 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.

LATEST BCA UPDATES / MEDIA RELEASE / ADVISORY

Construction Sector  Renovation Works   Facilities Management (FM)  |  MCSTs

30 November 2021
Circular on Deferment of RRT Exemption for Fully Vaccinated COVID-19 Recovered Workers

24 November 2021
Circular on Updated Testing Regime for Fully Vaccinated COVID-19 Recovered Workers / 华文版


21 November 2021
Circular on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in The Transition Stage [From 22 November 2021]
- (Updated 21 November) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

10 November 2021
Circular on Ex-Gratia Extension of Time (EOT) due to COVID-19 Events for January - June 2021 in Public Sector Construction Contracts / 华文版
- (Updated 10 November) FAQs

8 November 2021
Circular on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums under the Stabilisation Period (Calibrated Adjustments) [From 10 November 2021]
- (Updated 8 November) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

5 November 2021
Circular on Revised Requirements for Training of ART Supervisors in the Construction Sector / 华文版

27 October 2021
Circular on Clarifications on Public Sector Approach for COTMA Part 10A / 华文版

16 October 2021
- (Updated) Circular on Revised Approach to Manage Construction Worksites visited by COVID-19 Positive Cases / 华文版

13 October 2021
Circular on Ex-gratia Payment to Consultants Due to Prolongation of Construction Period


11 October 2021

- (Updated 11 October) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

10 October 2021
Joint MOM-BCA-EDB Circular on Implementation of New Rostered Routine Testing (RRT) Regime

29 September 2021
Circular on Extension of Relief Period under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act for Relevant Contracts in the Built Environment Sector / 华文版
Circular on Implementation Details of Mandatory Antigen Rapid Testing (ART) and Vaccinate or Regular Testing (VoRT) Regime for the Construction Sector / 华文版

26 September 2021
Updated BCA-NEA-MOH Guidance Note on Improving Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Buildings amid the COVID-19 Situation
- FAQs


23 September 2021
Circular on Adopting Pandemic Resilient Contracting Practices for Public Sector Construction Contracts / 华文版

22 September 2021
- (Updated 22 September) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

9 September 2021
Circular on Rostered Routine Testing and Charging Policy for Workers in Construction, Marine, and Process sectors, and in Dormitories

2 September 2021
Circular on Compliance with Safe Management Measures and Adoption of Good Practices to Minimise Worksite Disruptions / 华文版


26 August 2021
Circular on Reminder on Mandatory Antigen Rapid Testing (ART) and Implementation of Vaccinate or Regular Testing (VoRT) Regime for the Construction Sector / 华文版

18 August 2021
Circular on the Public Sector Approach for COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 Part 10a – Relief for Construction Contracts affected by Increase in Foreign Manpower Salary Costs / 华文版

16 August 2021
- (Updated 16 August) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

10 August 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in Phase 2 (Heightened Alert)[From 10 August 2021 Onwards]
- (Updated 10 August) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)


7 August 2021

Circular on Mandating ART for the Construction Sector
FAQs


6 August 2021
Circular on Commencement of the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 – Part 10a (Reliefs for Construction Contracts Affected by Increase in Foreign Manpower Salary Costs) / 华文版
- (Updated 6 August) Circular on Call for Industry to Remain Vigilant and to ensure Safe Management Measures Compliance to keep our Construction Sector Covid-Safe / 华文版


21 July 2021

Circular to MCSTs on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) [From 22 July 2021 Onwards]
- (Updated 21 July) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

19 July 2021

Circular to MCSTs on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) [From 19 July 2021 Onwards]
- (Updated 19 July) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

12 July 2021

Circular to MCSTs onSafe Management Measures for Condominiums in Phase 3 (Heightened Alert)[From 12 July 2021 Onwards]
- (Updated 12 July) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

8 July 2021
BCA Infographic on Streamlining ART Regime at Worksites / 华文版
- (Updated on 8 July) FAQs on ART at Worksites
BCA Infographic on Vaccination Key to Safe Construction Workforce and Progressive Re-Opening of Singapore / 华文版
- (Updated) Circular on Co-funding Support for Safe Management Officers ("SMO Support") / 华文版

7 July 2021
Circular on Further Simplified Claim Process for Prolongation Costs in Public Sector Construction Contracts due to COVID-19 Events / 华文版

19 June 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) [From 21 June 2021 Onwards]
- (Updated 23 June) BCA FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs)

17 June 2021
Circular on Invitation to participate in piloting of ART at worksites and attend onboarding webinars/华文版(18 Jun)

13 June 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Safe Management Measures for Condominiums in Phase 3 (Heightened Alert)

3 June 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Responsiblity of Management Corporations on Ensuring Compliance with Safe Management Measures

2 June 2021
Media Release on BCA Heightens Enforcement Stance Targeting Gaps in Compliance of Safe Management Measures at Worksites

31 May 2021
Circular on BCA's Heightened Enforcement Stance and Pilot of Antigen Rapid Tests (ART) at Worksites (FAQs)
Circular on Reminder to Lift Owners on Safe Management Measures in Lifts and Lift Lobbies

25 May 2021
Good Hygiene and Improved Ventilation to Further Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Transmission
Joint MOH-NEA-BCA-LTA Media Release
Guidance Note
Infographic

22 May 2021
Circular to MCSTs on Responsiblity of Management Corporations on Ensuring Compliance with Safe Management Measures

18 May 2021
Circular on Mandatory Rostered Routine Testing (RRT) for Anyone Entering the Worksite

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) / 华文版

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


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