Keeping the UK Building Safely

As part of Theme 6 of the PROTECT study, the Keeping the UK Building Safely (KUBS) project is improving our understanding of the construction sector’s efforts to build ‘COVID-secure’ workplaces.

Evidence collected by the KUBS project will be used to support the sector to reduce transmission of the COVID-19 virus, and keep building safely and productively as the UK economy unlocks.

The KUBS project is structured around key workstreams, identified through engagement with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and construction industry stakeholders: transmission, technology, data and simulation, leadership, and construction project delivery.

 The KUBS research team is led by Professor Neil Bourne, Director of the Thomas Ashton Institute for Risk and Regulatory Research, which is a collaboration between HSE and The University of Manchester.

Project Team

VIDEO: Minimising the transmission of COVID-19 in the construction industry

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