Washington University in St. Louis

Preventing exposures from suppliers and outside employees during deliveries

Description:

All construction work depends on having an adequate supply of materials and appropriate equipment. During the pandemic, a delivery plan should be in place to explain who may enter the job site and where they may travel, in order to reduce close contact and possible exposures to workers on the job site.

Source: Washington University in St. Louis

Date: 08/03/20

Reducing surface transmission of handling hard copies and papers through use of electronic devices

Description:

On construction sites, many meetings and information sessions share information in paper hand outs and also use written signatures as evidence of attendance such as worker safety trainings.  During COVID 19 this presents an issue of having workers touch the same objects (pen and paper). To eliminate spread by contact with papers, contractors may use alternative methods. 

Source: Washington University in St. Louis

Date: 08/03/20

Job Site Breakroom Practices

Description:

Breakrooms or break areas on a construction site may be challenging to maintain physical distancing.This document contains several steps to reduce the chance workers may get too close to each other, which is particularly important since facial coverings cannot be worn while actively eating and drinking.

Source: Washington University in St. Louis

Date: 07/27/20

Job Site Work Groups

Description:

This solution is to have workers stay with those who they work with to complete tasks and, if possible, who they travel with. 

Source: Washington University in St. Louis

Date: 08/11/20

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