Rapid responses to the impacts of COVID-19

WSP is focused on supporting our clients to control the spread of COVID-19, maintain business continuity and ensure the health and safety of our communities, employees, colleagues, friends and families.

Health, safety and environmental services

  • Decontamination advisory services
  • Hazard assessment advisory services
  • Employer guidance documents
  • Employer communication advisory services

Scenario Planning for Resiliency

We can use scenario planning to outline the potential degree and duration of social, economic and operational impacts of COVID-19. Outputs can be used to identify potential actions to increase community and corporate resilience and develop mitigation plans.


Secondment of expert personnel

WSP employs 50,000 professionals around the world: engineers, biological and environmental scientists, project and programme managers, planners, estimators, and technical and business advisors available to help at a moment’s notice. — We can complement our clients’ existing teams during the crisis. We can rapidly deploy teams of experts of diverse technical background to find innovative solutions to your challenges.


Increased capacity for critical and specialist healthcare facilities

  • Rapid conversion of non-medical facilities (stadia, convention centres, hotels) into temporary healthcare facilities
  • Design and construction of temporary healthcare and testing facilities, including drive-through testing centres, field hospitals, dormitories for key workers, quarantine facilities
  • Creation/adaptation of negative-pressure rooms for temporary/permanent isolation facilities
  • Design of new/extended healthcare facilities using modularised construction
  • Rapid construction/retrofit of industrial spaces (with production lines and clean--room environments) for production of PPE and medical equipment

Programme management

We have dedicated teams with long-standing experience in the management of major national programmes and disbursement of funds.