Following the advice provided by the UK Government, CTSL has taken the decision to cease all non-urgent sites within our remediation operation. We have a skeleton staff available to cover emergency works such as ongoing leaks of fuel/oil which present an urgent and immediate risk to human health or the environment. However, the majority of our day to day operations are shut down until further notice.
This decision was made as of 24 March, immediately following the statement made by the UK Prime Minister on the evening of 23 March. Ultimately we are committed to putting the health and wellbeing of our staff, customers and the wider public at the heart of our decision making process, regardless of the business impact this will have. We strongly believe in the current climate this is the correct way forward in order to protect not only ourselves and our customers but our fantastic key workers particularly in the NHS. We also believe that this helps businesses as the more of us that do the right thing and stay at home, the quicker everyone can get back to work as normal.
We would like to reassure all of our customers that have been in touch that we continue to retain all of our staff, who have fully supported our decision and we will support them in any way possible to ensure that everyone can survive the next few weeks and months ahead.
For any emergency situations as outlined above, we have highly trained response operatives who have full PPE including gloves and respirator masks and we can attend on a “non-contact” basis to perform any emergency works to make your home or business safe until full remedial works can be completed. We also have key operational staff working from home so we can still take your calls and respond to queries during this time.
In our sister companies, including our tank fabrication business, we are operating a reduced service providing urgent tanks for key businesses and our fabrication department has been redesigned to allow social distancing amongst staff as these important contracts are completed.
We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best for the coming weeks, please stay safe and do the right thing – stay at home.