These are certainly extraordinary times. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has resulted in unprecedented changes to the ways in which the world is living and working. Combined with the recent announcement of a crude oil price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia that has shocked oil markets and global economies, it is a time of uncertainty for everyone, including our clients in the energy and industrial markets on whose services the world depends. At Matrix, we’re proud that our response plan allows us to remain fully operational. And we’re especially proud to be standing on the frontlines with our clients to support their critical infrastructure needs while keeping our employees and others safe.
With nearly 4,000 administrative and craft people working remotely across North America, in Australia and South Korea, and on jobsites across the country, our teams continue to provide critical services to our clients including:
Our operations are fully functional, and we stand ready to help.
We are committed to the health, safety and well-being of our employees, subcontractors and suppliers, clients, and the communities in which we live and work. Beyond our daily focus on achieving and maintaining a zero-incident safety performance, this commitment also means responding quickly and decisively to incidents like Coronavirus (COVID-19).
As we monitor this outbreak daily, the business continuity and operational changes we have implemented are designed to minimize the exposure, potential contraction and spread of COVID-19 for our people and those with whom we interact. These changes include:
These practices are in place until further notice.
Our priority remains the safety and well-being of our employees, clients, subcontractors and suppliers, and the communities in which we live and work, and our thoughts are with those experiencing difficulty at this time.
Subcontractors and suppliers: Read more here about our requirements related to this outbreak.
According to the CDC, actions you can take help prevent the spread of COVID-19, a respiratory virus, include:
What to do if you suspect infection
According to the CDC, signs and symptoms of COVID-19 infection include fever, cough and shortness of breath. As with any cold or flu, if you suspect infection, the CDC recommends that you avoid contact with others and seek medical advice (call ahead before you go to the doctor’s office or emergency room and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms).
Staying up to date
For the latest information on the COVID-19, you can follow updates from the CDC.