State & Local Requirements

Supplement No. 1: COVID-19 Guidance: Restarting Construction Projects Versions dated March 30, 2020 and April 24, 2020A

Description:

This supplement from PennDOT to COVID-19 Guidance: Restarting Construction Projects addresses issues and concerns on the use of masks/face coverings and conveys revisions to the Governor's April 23, 2020 Construction Guidance related to phases of Reopening Pennsylvania.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Date: 07/06/20

COVID-19: Information for Businesses

Description:

A compilation of resources prroviding guidance for employers and employees in New Jersety, including on masks and respirators.

Source: State of New Jersey

Date: 07/05/20

Novel Coronavirus

Description:

Information about the coronavirus and guidance for responding, including mental health resources, from New York State government. 

Source: State of New York

Date: 07/05/20

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Employers and Workers

Description:

The California LWDA's centralized source of information and guidance below to help workers and employers decide what is best for them, their families, and their workplaces.

Source: California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA)

Date: 07/05/20

Cal/OSHA and Statewide Industry Guidance on COVID-19

Description:

This guidance from Cal/OSHA is designed to help employers comply with state requirements and to provide workers information on how to protect themselves and prevent the spread of the disease.

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

Date: 07/05/20

COVID-19 and Oregon OSHA

Description:

Links to resources for employers in Oregon, including guidance, PPE suppliers, and Oregon OSHA activity.  

Date: 07/05/20

Job health, safety resources for Oregon contractors

Description:

Guidance for contractors in Oregon about operating safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Source: Oregon OSHA

Date: 07/05/20

Safe Start Washington

Description:

Gov. Inslee's plan for reopening Washington (May 2020)..

Source: Washington State - Governor

Date: 07/02/20

Dealing with COVID-19 in Construction

Description:

Steps employers and workers can take for safety on a constrution job siste. 

Source: Washington State Department of Labor and Industry

Date: 07/02/20

Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19) Resources

Description:

Information and guidance from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, particularly under the Workplace Safety and Health header.

Source: Washington State Department of Labor and Industry

Date: 07/02/20

COVID-19: Job Health, Safety Resources for Oregon Contractors

Description: Requirements and a list of safety resources as it relates to COVID-19 for construction contractors in Oregon.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Date: 06/14/20

Responsible Restart Ohio: Manufacturing, Distribution & Construction

Description: These are specific operating requirements (mandatory and recommended best practices) for the manufacturing, distribution and construction sectors as part of Responsible RestartOhio initiative. Posted May 19, 2020.

Source: Ohio Department of Health

Date: 06/14/20

New York: Interim Guidance for Construction Activities During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Description:

This Interim Guidance for Construction Activities during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (“Interim COVID-19 Guidance for Construction”) was created to provide owners/operators of construction projects and their employees and contractors with precautions to help protect against the spread of COVID-19 as indoor and outdoor construction sites reopen. Released May 13, 2020.

Source: State of New York

Date: 06/14/20

All Together New Mexico – COVID-Safe Practices for Individuals and Employers

Description:

This re-opening guidance document briefly outlines requirements and best practices for construction and field operations (page 35-36). It was released May 15, 2020.

Source: New Mexico Department of Health

Date: 06/14/20

New Jersey: Can Construction Projects Continue?

Description: A policy outlining mitigation requirements that construction projects must adopt in the state of New Jersey as of May 18th2020.

Source: State of New Jersey

Date: 06/13/20

COVID-19 Recommended Guidelines and Procedures for all Workers at all DOT Construction Projects

Description: The State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation recommends that all employees, contractors, and workers use their best efforts to implement the following these guidelines on each construction site to the extent reasonably possible in reducing potential exposure to COVID-19.

Source: New Hampshire Department of Transportation

Date: 06/13/20

Nevada OSHA COVID 19 Letter for Construction Industry

Description:

Latest memorandum amending required measures to be taken by all businesses identified as a construction sector entity in addressing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Revised April 20, 2020. Also available in Spanish.

 

Source: State of Nevada Department of Business & Industry

Date: 06/14/20

St. Louis Regional Business Recovery Initiative (Exhibit D)

Description:

On top of the Health Commissioner’s Order No. 8, Exhibit D offers additional standards and guidance for construction, manufacturing, and repair operating protocols.

Source: City of St. Louis

Date: 06/13/20

Massachusetts: Supplemental Guidelines for Construction Sites ADDENDUM 1 Limiting Exposures and Worker Infection Protocol

Description:

This is a supplemental guideline on a protocol for limiting COVID-19 exposures and a worker infection in construction sites.

 

Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Date: 06/14/20

Massachusetts: Enforcement of the COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Procedures for Construction Sites

Description: This document contains the required enforcement procedures, which shall be followed by all Masschusetts state agencies and authorities who undertake, manage or fund construction projects and may+ be used by each city or town for ensuring the safety of both publicly- and privately-owned construction projects.

Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Date: 06/13/20

Guidance for Construction Employers in Maine

Description:

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has issued this guidance for construction employers in the state.

Date: 06/13/20

City of Chicago: COVID-19-related Guidance for Construction Workers

Description: The Department of Buildings is working closely with the Chicago Department of Public Health and Chicago's construction industry to ensure construction companies are taking appropriate precautions to protect their workers. Issued March 23, 2020.

Source: City of Chicago

Date: 06/13/20

COVID-19 Guidelines for Construction Sites within the District of Columbia

Description:

This document contains COVID-19 guidelines for construction sites within the District of Columbia.

Source: Government of the District of Columbia

Date: 06/13/20

Connecticut: Safe Workplace Rules for Essential Employers

Description: Under Executive Order No 7V (Protection of Public Health and Safety During Covid-19 Pandemic and Response – Safe Workplaces, Emergency Expansion of the Healthcare Workforce), all workplaces considered essential must follow this guideline to reduce the spread of COVID-19 with additional rules specific to construction sites.

Source: Connecticut State Department of Administrative Services

Date: 06/14/20

State of Michigan -- COVID-19 Construction Industry & Outdoor Operations Guidelines

Description:

A presentation that reflects Michigan’s current Executive Order 2020-114 and recommendations from OSHA and the CDC as of June 8, 2020. Also see the additional COVID-19 resources offered by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration, including a Re-opening Checklist.

Source: Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity

Date: 06/14/20

State of Michigan -- Additional COVID-19 Resources

Description:

These resources from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration include a Re-opening Checklist that offers a template (in Microsoft Word) for writing up a downloadable COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan. Also, see MIOSHA's COVID-19 Construction Industry & Outdoor Operations Guidelines for more information.

Source: Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity

Date: 06/14/20

Colorado COVID-19 Multi-industry Construction Guidance

Description:

This document provides guidance for social distancing, hygiene protocols, and health monitoring for construction work.  The maing Public health guidance & resources for COVID-19 site includes this guidance and other resources that can be used by the industry.

Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment

Date: 06/08/20

LA County Public Works: Guidelines for Construction Sites During COVID-19 Pandemic

Description:

Guidance from the LA County Public Works on maining a safe work environment at all constructions sites during the pandemic.

Source: Los Angeles County, California

Date: 06/07/20

Massachusetts -- Guidance for specific industries on reopening

Description:

This document form the state provides additional information on businesses and activities summarized in the Reopening Massachusetts report.

Date: 05/22/20

Reopening Massachusetts

Description:

The Baker-Polito Administration’s official plan to reopen the Massachusetts economy, get people back to work, and ease social restrictions while minimizing the health impacts of COVID-19.

Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Date: 05/22/20

State-by-State Business Reopening Guidance

Description:

The U.S. Chamber provides a regularly updated interactive state map and state guides.

Source: U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Date: 05/19/20

Cal/OSHA - COVID-19 INDUSTRY GUIDANCE: Construction

Description:

This document provides guidance for the construction industry to support a safe, clean
environment for workers. 

Date: 05/18/20

Cal/OSHA - COVID-19 General Checklist for Construction Employers

Description:

This checklist is intended to help construction employers implement their plan to prevent the
spread of COVID-19 in the workplace and is supplemental to the Guidance for Construction
Employers.
This checklist is a summary and contains shorthand for some parts of the guidance;
familiarize yourself with the guidance before using this checklist.

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

Date: 05/18/20

Temporary Guidance for Construction in the City of Boston (May 6, 2020)

Description:

Information on requirements for COVID-19 Safety Affidavits and COVID-19 Safety Plans for permitted construction work and the timeline to incrementally expand the categories of allowed construction to further align with the broader categories of construction defined as essential by the State.

Source: City of Boston

Date: 05/10/20

Michigan - Return to work guidelines for construction

Description:

This document highlights the requirements for construction employers and provides further guidance on best practices to protect workers and reduce the spread of COVID-19.  The governor's Executive Order 2020-70, allows the May 7th resumption of some types of work.  

Source: Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity

Date: 05/14/20

NIOSH - State-based Occupational Health Surveillance Clearinghouse

Description:

This Clearinghouse is a collection of public health materials produced and shared by state programs.  There is a section on COVID-19 materials created by the state.

Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Date: 05/08/20

CDC - State & Territorial Health Department Websites

Description:

A list of U.S. state and territorial health department websites.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 05/08/20

The Governor's Report to Open Texas

Description:

Background and information on the phases for reopening the state in three phases. (April 27, 2020)

Source: Office of the Texas Governor

Date: 05/06/20

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

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

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

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