The UK has identified 13 Critical national Infrastructure sectors, these are:
Chemicals, Civil, Nuclear, Communications, Defence, Emergency Services, Energy, Finance, Food, Government, Health, Space, Transport and Water.
Together, these systems, networks and assets are considered essential and their continued operation is required to ensure the security of the UK nation, its economy and its public health and safety.
Hague Fasteners are continuing to manufacture essential components directly and indirectly for Oil & gas production, Power Transmission, the Nuclear industry and Energy parts (critical components supplied to the Energy sector). We also produce critical components for the defence sector.
As a manufacturer of business-critical materials, the resources we employ to provide these goods or services are classed as such and we are continuously reviewing our contingency plans to ensure we can continue to support Critical National Infrastructure Sectors and the same Sectors all around the World during this time.
At the same time, Hague Fasteners understands the seriousness of the COVID-19 issue and has implemented many measures to minimize the spread of the virus. We will always continue to enforce social distancing requirements in our facilities but especially during lunches, breaks, and during clocking in and out of the facility along with strict one person sole access to washrooms at all times.
We have minimised all in-person meetings, enhanced disinfecting of work areas, and implemented specific protocols for employees who are ill. We have strict policies in place for anyone who may have secondary or tertiary exposure situations, at the time of writing we do not have any staff falling into this catergory.
All team members are keenly aware of these behaviours and best practices to keep us all as safe as possible. Good hygiene and social distancing are the two most important things that we can do.
This is a very fluid situation and things continue to change rapidly, hour-by-hour. We will do everything possible to communicate those changes that affect you and our business as soon as possible.