OPEN – Business as Usual

Posted March 30th, 2020 by MDA Engineers

Monday, 30th March 2020

Dear Valued Client,

RE: Coronavirus Update and Working with MDA

We are touching base to reassure you that we are here to be of service and keen to work with you to keep your projects on track.

We are grateful and fortunate to be OPEN and operating business as usual …. whilst also being mindful of, respecting and adhering to Government directives and measures put in place for the health, safety and wellbeing of all.

We appreciate the uncertainty around the current environment, as the world appears to be changing rapidly and on a reasonably regular basis.

We are closely monitoring and keeping up-to-date with Australian Government and World Health Organization recommendations and we are doing everything we can to stay safe, healthy and operational.

Feel confident knowing that we are taking every precaution to protect our staff members and clients, companies, businesses and individuals we engage and interact with, as it is our highest priority to continue to work together for all to be and to remain safe and healthy.

What we are doing at MDA

We have introduced the following:
• Remaining a minimum of 1.5 metres apart.
• Staggered lunch breaks.
• Increased frequency of office cleaning.
• Reducing face-to-face meetings (especially in confined areas such as
   meeting rooms/offices) and social distancing protocols adhered to.
• Attending site inspections only where necessary, and social distancing
   protocols adhered to.
• Utilising technology such as telephone hook-up, skype, zoom, etc. to be
   available for meetings.
• Ensuring team members not be at work if feeling unwell.
• Capability to work remotely if Government restrictions dictate we need
   to.

What we ask of you

Please ensure you:
• Notify us immediately of any confirmed case(s) of COVID-19 in your
   workforce.
• Communicate with us by utilising technology (i.e. email, telephone,
   skype, zoom, etc.) if any of the following apply to your workforce:
       o Returned from any overseas or interstate travel since Monday, 16th
           March 2020.
       o Had contact with any confirmed case(s) of COVID-19 in the last 14|
          days.
       o Displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

It appears construction will continue to operate as normal, as per Federal Government’s advice on Monday, 23rd March that construction sites are considered an “essential service” and will remain OPEN and operational.

We appreciate this is an extremely fluid environment and we will continue to communicate with you if changes and restrictions are made in the coming days and weeks that impact on business operations and progressing your projects.

We have the technology and capability to work remotely if Government restrictions dictate we need to …. as it is our intention to keep operating and maintain a business as usual environment.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused during these challenging times and we thank you for your patience, support, cooperation and understanding as we all work through this together.

Stay safe and healthy and we look forward to continuing working with you to successfully bring your projects to fruition.

Yours faithfully,

MAURICE DUFFILL
Managing Director

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