Training Resources

COVID-19 Webinar Series: Construction Leadership Skills for Managing Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Description:

COVID-19 has created new stresses for construction employers and their employees. During this webinar, experts from the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health lead a discussion on:  What COVID-19 means for leaders’ personal health and effectiveness; skills that effective leaders can use to manage stress related to COVID-19; and resources to identify and help workers experiencing stress and mental health challenges. (October 22, 2020)

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 11/02/20

A room, a bar and a classroom: how the coronavirus is spread through the air

Description:

This article illustrates how the risk of spreading the disease can be reduced by "applying all available measures to combat infection via aerosols."  (October 29, 2020)

Source: El Pais

Date: 10/30/20

COVID-19 Jobsite Checklist

Description:

COVID-19 jobsite checklist developed by the Oregon State Building Trades Council. Includes questions on COVID-19 jobsite policy and exposure prevention. 

Source: Oregon State Building Trades Council

Date: 09/25/20

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

Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA)

Description:

Contractors and workers that perform healthcare or other occupied facility and renovation construction need to understand the Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) procedures to properly perform this work. CPWR's 8-hour ICRA Awareness training program provides the necessary information to understand and apply the ICRA procedures and examines the practical use of ICRA tools including containment, negative air, HEPA filtration, and work practice techniques. The training program uses a variety of adult education classroom activities to build upon particpants' experiences working in construction, maintenance, renovation, demolition, or healthcare facility environments. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 09/11/20

CPWR - Putting On and Taking Off Gloves

Description:

This toolbox talk describes how to properly put on and take off gloves. For more information on use of gloves and hand safety go to https://www.choosehandsafety.org/

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 09/11/20

IUOE Local 66 - COVID-19 Pandemic Response Training Tool

Description:

This interactive training tool is intended to introduce users to important facts about COVID-19.

Source: International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66

Date: 09/11/20

NIEHS/CPWR Disaster Preparedness mobile app

Description:

The NIEHS/CPWR Disaster Preparedness mobile app allows workers exposed to hazards on disaster sites to access a full suite of awareness-level training resources with a simple tap of the screen. From within the app, users can select and download training materials on a variety of disaster types and related topics. COVID-19 has now been added as a training topic.

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Date: 08/28/20

CPWR Recommendations: COVID-19 Plan for Union Training Centers 8/12/20

Description:

To help training centers prepare for the introduction of trainees into their centers as they re-open, CPWR has put together a set of recommendations. This document is based on the recommendations of many federal and state agencies and incorporates many of the practices in the CPWR/NABTU COVID-19 Standards for U.S. Construction Sites. This document is “living” and will continually be updated based on new information. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 08/28/20

CPWR - Suicide Prevention Resources

Description:

This online resource is intended to help construction employers, unions and workers quickly find information on suicide prevention. It includes information from trusted sources such as the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention, the AGC of Missouri, the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 08/28/20

NIEHS - COVID-19 Worker Training Tools

Description:

This general awareness training tool is being updated with new information as the situation evolves. The topics include: Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 in the Workplace (English and Spanish); Essential and Returning Workers Training Tool; COVID-19 Toolbox; and access to NIEHS Worker Training Program Awardee resources.  

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Date: 08/28/20

CPWR - Toolbox Talk: COVID-19 (March 31, 2020)

Description:

This toolbox talk presents the risk, discussion questions, and steps to work safely. It includes a brief case example and visual, and is part of CPWR's Toolbox Talk series. Click here to access this document in Spanish.

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 08/28/20

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