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The Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) today published guidance for construction employers, employees and contractors on coronavirus exposure prevention, preparedness and response. NAHB is a key member of CISC.
The guidance describes how to prevent worker exposure to coronavirus, protective measures to be taken on the job site, personal protective equipment and work practice controls to be used, cleaning and disinfecting procedures, and what to do if a worker becomes sick. The documents are specifically tailored to construction job sites.
The materials include a customizable response plan, notifications for employees, a checklist and quick reference guide, and a toolbox talk for employers. The guidance is organized into sections that include:
Home builders, general contractors, contractors and other companies conducting work on construction job sites are encouraged to download the guidance, customize it for their companies, and distribute or display to workers.
Examples of guidance specific to the construction industry include:
Access the resources in the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response section of nahb.org.
For any questions, please contact Rob Matuga.