COVID-19 requires changes to keep construction personnel safe

    ASCE News, 4/29/2020

    ASCE News

    Keeping construction personnel safe on-site during the COVID-19 pandemic is serious business. From safety guidelines to make transmission of the virus less likely to technology that enables heightened remote monitoring and site review, companies are working to ensure that construction sites remain safe as work continues or shuts down.

    On March 25, the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) published guidance documents for construction employers and employees to follow to reduce their risk of exposure to COVID-19. The coalition comprises 25 trade associations that represent all sectors of the construction industry. The resources are free, and construction companies can download the customizable templates in English or Spanish.

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    Topics: News Coverage, COVID-19