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Covid-19 Corona: what measures does Aertssen Group take?

Update 27/07/2020

Update 27/07/2020 - The number of infection cases have gone up sharply and we are most likely heading a second wave. On July 27th 2020 additional measures have been taken in Antwerp to prevent a further spread of the Covid-19 virus and to protect the most vulnerable in our society. Aertssen Group actively participates in this.

Our services

At Aertssen Group we remain at your disposal. We are now focusing on our core business. All operational activities (transport, logistics, construction and lifting) are carried out as planned, in accordance with all obligatory precautionary measures.

We’ve organized ourselves to work from home as much as possible. All our employees are easily reachable on their regular mobile numbers as well as by email.  Those unable to telework will be physically separated as much as possible to ensure their well-being. 

What measures does Aertssen Group take, until further notice?

  • Our task force closely follows all recent Covid-19 developments and updates;
  • All employees were briefed with clear precautionary instructions;
  • We work at home (if possible) or continue working physically separated;
  • e encourage our employees to take their personal hygiene at home and at the workplace to heart;
  • We no longer shake hands and keep a minimum distance of 1.5 m;
  • All employees wear a mask, expect when seated behind their own desk or when working alone in a (closed) vehicle;
  • Suppliers and subcontrators are obligated as well to wear a mask on all our sites, car park, yard and in our buildings and workshops;
  • ur offices and meeting rooms are closed for external visitors;
  • We communicate by email, telephone or through conference calls;
  • Internal and external meetings are organized through conference or video calls;
  • Activities on our sites with external partners are postponed where possible;
  • Employees at risk are urged to work from home or even to stay home if teleworking is not possible.

In addition, the general hygiene protocols continue to apply to protect our valued employees, customers, suppliers , partners, etc …. It is our sincere wish that you, your family, your friends and your colleagues are safe and well and will follow all the necessary precautions to keep it that way.

More information about the Covid-19 Coronavirus can be found here.