Royal Mail Group – Coronavirus COVID 19 Precautions, Hygiene and Supply Shortages – Critical Supplies Update 

Royal Mail Group – Coronavirus COVID 19 Precautions, Hygiene and Supply Shortages – Critical Supplies Update

Further to the reports published in LTBs 125/20 and 142/20, this is to update Area and Workplace Health and Safety Reps, Branches and members.

The Health, Safety & Environment Department continues to press Royal Mail Assets and Royal

Mail Procurement on this weekly but there continues to be a national and worldwide shortage of these products.

The following update on critical supplies has been provided:

National Asset Team Critical Supplies Update 

S-WBC dispatches in the 24hours up to 07:00 today

  • 750 x 1 litre bottles of sanitiser (606 further bottles to be dispatched today one to every delivery office)
  • 2,018 packs of gloves minimum of 1 pack to each delivery office

Antibacterial Wipes

Total Orders placed for 111,310 packs & tubs ordered totalling 9.7 Million wipes

o 242 packs and tubs received and dispatched (from RHH)

o 110,400 packs ordered from our suppliers due to start arriving into S-WBC 11th April

Gloves

Total Orders placed for 49,881 packs totalling 4.9 million gloves

o 3.4 million gloves have been delivered to plants for distributing

o 1.6 million gloves are on route to S-WBC for distribution

Hand Sanitisers

Total Orders placed for 434k bottles ordered

o 180,000 100ml bottles due to be flown from Shanghai on 31st March due in the UK 2nd April

o 85,200 236ml bottles due to be flown from Shanghai awaiting confirmation on flight schedule

o 56,000 50ml Hand Sanitisers delivered between 26th-27th/03/2020 to SWBC for distribution

o 20,000 100ml Hand Sanitisers are due w/c 30th March to S-WBC for distribution

o 9,000 50ml Hand Sanitisers are due w/c 30th March to S-WBC for distribution

o 3,000 1000ml Hand Sanitisers are due w/c 30th March to S-WBC for distribution

o 81,000 60ml Hand Sanitisers are due w/c 30th March to S-WBC for distribution

o 6,300 1000ml Hand Sanitisers are due w/c 30th March to S-WBC for distribution

o 150,000 50ml Hand Sanitisers are due 3rd April to S-WBC for distribution

Masks

Total confirmed orders placed for 402,000 masks

Branches will be kept informed and advised.

Any enquiries on the above should be addressed to me at rellis@cwu.org 

Yours sincerely

Ray Ellis 

Acting National Health, Safety & Environment Officer

20LTB172 RMG Coronavirus COVID 19 Precautions Hygiene and Supply Shortages Critical Supplies Update

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