Employer Recommendations & Requirements
CAL/OSHA - Safety and Health Guidance COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Construction (April 24, 2020)
This guidance document contains ways for construction employers to update their required Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (IIPP) to include information on employee training and preventing the spread of COVID-19 at construction sites.
CDC - COVID-19 Critical Infrastructure Response Plan
This guidance is on COVID-19 response planning for the critical infrastructure sector.
CDC - Guidance for Businesses & Employers (3/21/2020)
This interim guidance is intended to help prevent workplace exposures and prepare workplaces for a COVID-19 outbreak.
CDC - Prepare your Small Business and Employees for the Effects of COVID-19
This document includes recommended steps small businesses should take to protect their employees and prepare for business disruption.
LHSFNA - COVID-19 Workplace Health & Safety Program
An editable COVID-19 Worksite Health & Safety Program.
LHSFNA - Recommended COVID-19 Response Plan for Construction Employers
Recommended employer and worker actions, how to determine the risk, general precautions for construction workers, practices for cleaning and disinfecting high-risk transmission areas, and assessing worker symptoms. Click here to access this document in Spanish.
NABTU and CPWR COVID-19 Standards for U.S. Construction Sites, April 27, 2020
This document contains minimum standards employers should implement as part of their COVID-19 exposure control plan on all jobsites, and recommendations that should be followed before any onsite worker is found to have COVID-19. Click here to access this document in Spanish.
NACOSH - Model Workplace Safety and Health Demands for Essential Workers
This model includes informaton on the need for and what should be included in an employer's written program to protect workers from the hazards of infectious diseases.
Pennsylvania: Guidance for Businesses in the Construction Industry Permitted to Operate During the COVID-19 Disaster Emergency (4/23/2020)
Guidance for businesses in the state. "All businesses (especially those that were originally closed and later permitted to re-open a portion of their operations) must review these guidelines and commit to ensuring the health and safety of their employees ...."
Safe Work Playbook: An interactive guide for COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response
The Safe Work Playbook provides general recommendations for COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response.
Washington State: Phase 1 Construction Restart COVID-19 Job Site Requirements (4/23/2020)
Washington State Governor Jay Inslee's Construction Working Group Recommendations. "Any existing construction projects complying with the points below may resume only those work activities that do not require workers to be closer than six-feet together. If a work activity requires workers to be closer than six-feet, it is not considered low-risk and is not authorized. Adherence to the physical distancing requirement and the health and safety points below will be strictly enforced."
Source: Washington State - Governor