Coronavirus

New CICV Forum campaign urges workers to use face masks properly during lockdown – along with reminder to follow other essential safety measures

With essential construction work set to continue during the latest lockdown, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum is urging operatives to make a safe start to 2021 with a colourful new face mask campaign. The unique collective has launched an animation and downloadable infographic to remind workers that it’s vitally important to help protect everyone […]

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SNIPEF issues updated Coronavirus advice to Scottish and Northern Irish engineers

Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, has announced a new lockdown in an attempt to curb the spread of Coronavirus. Sturgeon told the residents of Scotland that it is a legal requirement to stay at home, and only leave for essential purposes. This includes working from home unless it’s not possible. There has been […]

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CIPHE members discuss how they've been affected by Covid-19

Three different CIPHE members, Monument Tools, EAS Mechanical Limited, and plumbing and heating engineer Cecil Griffiths, share thoughts on how the COVID-19 epidemic has affected them. The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has been asking its members how COVID-19 has impacted their working life. With CIPHE members spanning across professional installers, leading […]

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The CIPHE urges consumers to flip and flush

With our understanding of coronavirus transmission growing, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is urging consumers to flip down the toilet seat before they flush, to help stop the spread of coronavirus, germs and other nasties spread by toilet plume. While it has been generally accepted that toilet plume – tiny droplets […]

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Installer Andy Gibbs discusses his experiences of working during lockdown

This month’s column covers the Coronavirus pandemic and what it means for us as installers. I’m not going to go down the road of getting involved politically, as that’s for others to argue. I just want to go over how it’s affected the heating industry over the course of the last three months or so. […]

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