Workers will now be allowed to be in close contact with one another on construction sites, the Scottish government has confirmed.
Full PPE is required to do so, however, as the construction industry moves into Phase 4 of easing lockdown rules.
The Scottish government has developed a six-phase plan for the restarting of the construction industry in Scotland.
The latest easing means the widest range of work will be able to take place on sites since March.
Ministers said the decision was made after checking that the increased use of PPE on sites would not affect supply levels for the NHS.
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