The OGP has today published the template ‘Covid Co-operation Framework’ outlined in its Note published on 24 June 2020. This template framework may be used by Employers party to the standard forms of Public Works Contract listed below to engage with Contractors on a ‘without prejudice’ basis in respect of the implementation of measures on construction sites required under the Return to Work Safely Protocol.
The Covid Co-operation Framework consists of two documents: (1) Letter Agreement, and (2) Covid Notice.
• The Letter Agreement for use with PW-CF1-5 is available to download here.
• The Letter Agreement for use with PW-CF6 is available to download here.
• The Letter Agreement for use with PW-CF7 is available to download here.
• The Covid Notice appended to the Letter Agreement is available to download in an editable format here. Note that this Covid Notice is compatible with all three Letter Agreements provided above.
Further guidance on the use of the Covid Co-operation Framework can be found in the Note published on 24 June 2020, available to download here.
The OGP has also published today an addendum to the Note of 24 June 2020 providing guidance on the use of the Covid Co-operation Framework in conjunction with PW-CF6 and PW-CF7, available to download here.