CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Construction Safety Checklist for Employers

Description:

This Checklist contains important reminders for employers to follow to protect their employees and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on construction job sites. (Version November 6, 2020)

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 11/17/20

Construction COVID-19 Safety Checklist - For Employees

Description:

This Checklist contains important reminders for employees to follow to protect themselves and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on construction job sites. (Version November 6, 2020)

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 11/06/20

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

COVID-19 Webinar Series: Impact on the Industry and New Research Initiatives

Description:

To ensure that CPWR and NIOSH are positioned to respond to the construction industry's COVID-19 questions and research needs, CPWR has been tracking COVID-19's impact on construction workers and businesses, including its impact on at risk populations, and NIOSH has established a coordinated research program to address new research needs.This webinar summarized  the latest findings from CPWR's Data Center and introduced a new NIOSH research project to evaluate the ability of non-NIOSH approved respirators such as KN95s to fit a cross section of the US workforce and provide respiratory protection against infectious aerosols. (October 8, 2020)

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 11/02/20

COVID-19 Webinar Series: Responding to COVID-19 on the Job Site - News from the Oregon COVID-19 Joint Construction Task Force

Description:

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic construction stakeholders in Oregon collaborated to find ways to prevent the spread of the disease on job sites, protect the workforce, and keep the building and construction industry operating. During this webinar Task Force members discussed the collaboration, best practices identified, and how their work is benefiting the industry, and responded to questions. (September 24, 2020)

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 11/02/20

COVID-19 Webinar Series - What We've Learned: Health Risks and Prevention

Description:

This webinar included an introduction of CPWR's COVID-19 Exposure Control Planning Tool and a panel discussion of what's been learned regarding the virus, how it spreads, and what we can all do to prevent it. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 09/25/20

COVID-19 Webinar Series: Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Description:

This webinar focused on mental health in the construction industry and provided ways and resources to help support workers' mental health during this time. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

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

COVID-19 Webinar Series: Contact Tracing - How it's done, and how you can help

Description:

This webinar focused on how public health authorities use case investigation and contact tracing to respond to reportable communicable diseases and how contact tracing is being used in the construction industry today. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 08/28/20

COVID-19 Webinar Series: Addressing COVID-19's Health Disparities

Description:

This webinar focused on the increased risk faced by minorities when it comes to COVID-19 and how this can be addressed through things like effective health and safety messaging. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 08/28/20

COVID-19 Webinar Series: Lessons from the Job Site - A Q&A Panel

Description:

This webinar consisted of a Q&A panel made up of contractor representatives who discussed the practical side of battling the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 08/28/20

Choose Hand Safety

Description:

Information on how to protect your hands, including what to look for when choosing and using hand tools and gloves. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 08/28/20

Best Built Plans

Description:

Best Built Plans provides contractors and workers with practical tools and information to plan for safe materials handling while staying productive and profitable. 

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

COVID-19 Webinar Series: Safety in Action – An Example from the Job Site

Description:

This webinar focused on the steps taken by the Oregon COVID-19 Joint Construction Task Force, which includes labor, management (union and non-union), and government, and BAC Local 1 Oregon/Washington/Idaho/Montana and its signatory contractors to identify risks and implement interventions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on construction sites and protect workers.

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 09/11/20

Form for Submitting Examples of Construction Stakeholders Reducing the Risk of COVID-19 Spread

Description:

Download a Word form to streamline submission of possible additions to this Clearinghouse. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 09/11/20

COVID-19 Webinar Series - Updates on CDC Guidance (June 17, 2020)

Description:

This webinar included updates from NIOSH, OSHA and CPWR and a presentation by Dr. Doug Trout, NIOSH's Chief of the Hazard Evaluations and Technical Assistance Branch. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 09/11/20

COVID-19 Webinar Series - Data Driven Insights on Job Site Activity (June 3, 2020)

Description:

This webinar covered updates from NIOSH and CPWR and a presentation by a representative from PROCORE on the the results of their analysis of recent construction trends and the implications of these trends.

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 06/26/20

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 - Resources to Prevent Opioid Deaths in Construction

Description:

This online resource contains information from trusted sources about opioid deaths, prevention, and pain management alternatives, including training materials to use with industry stakeholders.  

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 05/04/20

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

COVID-19 Webinar Series - CPWR-TAUC: COVID-19 and the Construction Industry (4/22/2020)

Description:

This webinar included a panel presentation on the COVID-19 pandemic and what NIOSH, CPWR, and TAUC are doing to address it. Panelists included, NIOSH Director, Dr. John Howard, NIOSH Office of Construction Acting Director, Dr. G. Scott Earnest, CPWR Executive Director, Chris Cain, and TAUC Director of Environmental Health and Safety, National Maintenance Agreement Policy Cmte., Alex Kopp.

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 06/26/20

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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