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Coronavirus/Covid-19 Infection: Updated Updated March 16
From March 17 quarantine is required for everyone who arrives from countries outside Norway, with the exception of persons that due to their work travel between their home and workplace, and in connection with that cross the borders between Norway, Sweden and Finland.
This means that nobody who returns from abroad (outside Sweden and Finland when traveling between home and workplace) may travel offshore for the first 14 days after arriving in Norway, whether they have symptoms or not.
Personnel that already are on our offshore installations is subject to individual evaluation, due to recent quarantine changes.
Coronavirus/Covid-19 Infection: Updated guidelines
Updated March 13
Everyone who returns from travel outside the Nordic countries must go in home quarantine for 14 days after their arrival in Norway, even without symptoms. This is applies from 27 February.
Employees and contractors who have been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with the Covid-19 infection, shall not travel offshore for the first 14 days after having had such contact. Employees and contractors who have been outside the Nordic countries or have been in contact with Covid-19 infected person, should observe signs of respiratory infection (fever, cough and other respiratory symptoms) for 21 days after their arrival. If symptoms occur, you should contact your doctor (by phone) and inform of your symptoms and travel history.
11 March 2020:
New measures in Tananger/Teesside/London
ConocoPhillips is introducing the following new measures from Wednesday 11 March at the office buildings, and base/terminal in Tananger, Teesside and London. These applies to suppliers of goods and services as well.
To prevent the virus from spreading at ConocoPhillips premises, is the goal of the company's efforts to protect against the ongoing epidemic. We now introduces reinforced barriers with restrictions on meeting activities, travel and imposing frequent hand washing and hygiene.
The following applies:
1. If you have a cold, cough, have fever or other flu-like symptoms, you should stay at home even if you would go to work under normal circumstances.
2. If you have underlying, chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic lung disease, cancer and high blood pressure (hypertension), seek advice from your GP (doctor)/health service and work from home.
3. From Monday, March 16, packed lunch, juice / milk and fruit will be on offer from the cafeteria. The current system of self-service will be terminated for the time being. The dining area in the cafeteria is still available, but with reduced seating capacity.
4. Meetings with external participants shall as far as possible be conducted via video / Skype.
5. The maximum limit for the number of participants in internal meetings must correspond to the number of chairs in the room. Each meeting room has a specific number of chairs - do not bring additional chairs to the room or stand during meetings.
6. Everyone must help with keeping external visits to an absolute minimum. This also applies to our participation in external meetings and company visits.
7. We ask that no private guests are invited.
8. More active use of ‘working from home’ is encouraged. The department leaders consider what is useful and practical.
9. The gym, swimming pool and sauna are closed for the time being. Changing rooms and showers are still open to those who cycle, run or walk to work.
10. Persons in home quarantine must familiarize themselves with the quarantine rules and comply with them.
11. Visit The Mark frequently and follow the internal communication given. The situation changes rapidly, and new information is posted as the situation develops.
Please also see advice from the Norwegian institute of public health: https://www.fhi.no/en/ (external link) or UK Health authorities at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public (external link).
9 March 2020:
Coronavirus: Updated guidelines – Norway and the UK
The health and well-being of our workforce and families are always our primary concern. It is a personal responsibility to take actions and precautions to minimize health risks to oneself, co-workers and family. A coronavirus employee resource site is established with information. A dedicated local task-force is continuously monitoring the outbreak and suggests appropriate actions for Norway and the UK. The most recent guidelines per 9 March are:
Employees and contractors who have visited any of the countries with ongoing coronavirus transmission listed below, are asked to stay home for 14 days after arrival.
The list of countries has recently been expanded to include the following:
China (including Hong Kong and Macau)
Italy (whole country)
Employees and contractors who have been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with the Covid-19 infection, shall not travel offshore for the first 14 days after having had such contact.
Employees and contractors who have visited one or more of these countries. or have been in contact with Covid-19 infected person, should observe signs of respiratory infection (fever, cough and other respiratory symptoms) for 21 days after their arrival. If symptoms occur, you should contact your doctor (by phone) and inform of your symptoms and travel history.
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