Control: Place physical barriers between workers
Using a Barrier to Limit Airborne Exposure or Droplets
This image shows barriers that were used to protecttwo individuals who were required to work within close proximity (6 feet) of each other during week-long job installing underground cast iron piping in a trench. The 3’6”x 7’ droplet barrier wasfabricated using 6-millimeter plastic sheeting attached toa 2in x 4in lumber frame. Note: Workers should wear facing coverings even with the barrier.
Source: West Virginia University
COVID-19 Exposure Control Planning Tool
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.