Screening Resources

COVID-19 Exposure Control Planning Tool

Description:

The CDC and OSHA recommend that companies develop a plan to protect their employees and prevent the spread of COVID-19. This free planning tool is designed to help users develop a plan for their worksite in 4 steps. Now in a soft launch, feedback is welcome - email covid19@cpwr.com.

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 09/11/20

CDC - Symptoms of Coronavirus

Description:

List of possible symptoms of coronavirus from the CDC. 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 08/28/20

Contractor Screening of Construction Workers

Description:

Guidance on how to screen workers in the construction industry for COVID-19 while remaining in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

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

Date: 08/28/20

OSHA - Revised Enforcement Guidance for Recording Cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-2019)

Description:

This memorandum provides updated interim guidance to Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) for enforcing the requirements of 29 CFR Part 1904 with respect to the recording of occupational illnesses, specifically cases of COVID-19. 

Under OSHA's recordkeeping requirements, COVID-19 is a recordable illness, and thus employers are responsible for recording cases of COVID-19, if:

  1. The case is a confirmed case of COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC);
  2. The case is work-related as defined by 29 CFR § 1904.5; and
  3. The case involves one or more of the general recording criteria set forth in 29 CFR § 1904.7.

Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Date: 08/28/20

Job Site Face Recognition Panel

Description:

Onsite temperature checks are conducted by some employers to screen for those with fever potentially due to the coronavirus. Infrared technology measures the infrared energy of objects and converts them to an electronic image that converts to the apparent surface temperature of the object being measured. This technology is used in handheld thermometers as well as through iPad devices using special software to read out the results.

Source: Interface Construction

Date: 08/28/20

Job Site Health Screening

Description:

CDC recommends employers screen all workers before they enter a worksite occupied by other workers. Health screens should be completed each day. This document reviews what to consider when setting up a health screen.

Source: Clayco

Date: 08/28/20

Responding to COVID-19 in the Workplace

Description:

This checklist from the California Department of Health is intended for use by employers experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 in their workplace. Employers should be proactive and keep in mind that identification of even a single positive case among employees may quickly develop into an outbreak.

Date: 08/28/20

General Coronavirus Prevention Under Stay Home - Stay Healthy Order

Description:

This directive provides enforcement policy when evaluating workplace implementation of social distancing, facial coverings and respiratory protection, sanitation and sick employee practices as required under the Governor's Proclamation: Stay Home - Stay Healthy Order.

Source: Washington State Department of Labor and Industry

Date: 08/28/20

What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws

Description:

This site includes responses to technical assistance questions related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and other laws as they relate to COVID-19. It is updated periodically.

Source: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Date: 09/11/20

EEOC - Coronavirus and COVID-19

Description:

This site provides information and responses to common questions about the Equal Employment Opportunity laws and COVID-19.

Source: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Date: 08/28/20

CDC Contact Tracing

Description:

Contract tracing information and tools to get and keep America open: supporting states, tribes, localities, and territories.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 08/28/20

LHSFNA - Conducting COVID-19 Workplace Screenings and Assessments

Description:

This document provides employers with guidance on conducting screenings and assessments of employees, visitors and vendors before allowing them to access the workplace.

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

Date: 08/28/20

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: 08/28/20

CDC - Coronavirus (COVID-19) - How to Protect Yourself - What to Do if You are Sick

Description:

This online resource includes information on how to protect yourself and recognize the symptoms, and what to do if you or someone you are caring for has tested positive for COVID-19. 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 08/28/20

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