Here, HS2 Ltd CEO Mark Thurston explains the importance of health and safety on HS2 worksites, with a few real-world examples showing just how seriously his staff are taking these issues and social distancing rules during lockdown.
On Sunday 22nd March, Boris Johnson reiterated the need for social distancing, following a weekend when many people went out in the sunshine during the Covid-19 crisis. The day after, it was very clear that these words of warning had been lost on HS2 Ltd.
If it wasn’t bade enough that HS2 Ltd are planning to cut down ancient woodland with nesting birds during nesting season, it now seems they are even more desperate to get the work down before they get shut down due to the Covid 19 crisis.
This video is a follow-up to the “HS2 fails to measure up” film from last year, as Joe gets to make a more accurate measurement of the land-take through Broadwells Wood.