Employer Recommendations & Requirements

CAL/OSHA - Safety and Health Guidance COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Construction (April 24, 2020)

Description:

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.  

Source: California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Occupational Safety & Health (CAL/OSHA)

Date: 05/14/20

CDC - COVID-19 Critical Infrastructure Response Plan

Description:

This guidance is on COVID-19 response planning for the critical infrastructure sector.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 05/10/20

CDC - Guidance for Businesses & Employers (3/21/2020)

Description:

This interim guidance is intended to help prevent workplace exposures and prepare workplaces for a COVID-19 outbreak.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 05/03/20

CDC - Prepare your Small Business and Employees for the Effects of COVID-19

Description:

This document includes recommended steps small businesses should take to protect their employees and prepare for business disruption.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 05/04/20

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Description:

Information about COVID-19 from the American Society for Health Care Engineering.

Source: American Society for Health Care Engineering

Date: 05/19/20

CRH Americas Safe Seven Poster

Description:

A poster outling seven steps for improving back-to-work readiness from CRH Americas, a large building materials manufacturer. See also the CRH Americas Back to Work Readiness Guide

Source: CRH Americas

Date: 05/22/20

LHSFNA - COVID-19 Workplace Health & Safety Program

Description:

An editable COVID-19 Worksite Health & Safety Program.

Source: Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA)

Date: 05/08/20

LHSFNA - Recommended COVID-19 Response Plan for Construction Employers

Description:

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.

Source: Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA)

Date: 05/14/20

NABTU and CPWR COVID-19 Standards for U.S. Construction Sites, April 27, 2020

Description:

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.

Source: North America’s Building Trades Unions and CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 05/07/20

NACOSH - Model Workplace Safety and Health Demands for Essential Workers

Description:

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.

Source: National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)

Date: 05/04/20

Pennsylvania: Guidance for Businesses in the Construction Industry Permitted to Operate During the COVID-19 Disaster Emergency (4/23/2020)

Description:

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 ...."    

 

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Date: 05/14/20

Safe Work Playbook: An interactive guide for COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response

Description:

The Safe Work Playbook provides general recommendations for COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response.

Source: Lear

Date: 05/19/20

Washington State: Phase 1 Construction Restart COVID-19 Job Site Requirements (4/23/2020)

Description:

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

Date: 05/05/20

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