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COVID-19 Workplace Safety

10 Tips for Safer Factory Floors

While many manufacturers implemented procedures over the spring and summer, the recent surge in positive tests in a handful of states suggest that the following 10 tips from the panelists are still relevant to the industry.

States Address COVID Workplace Standards

Virginia and Oreon are among the states that operates its own federally approved safety and health agency. Both states are developing emergency workplace safety standards around COVID-19.

How to Reopen the Workplace: Part 4, Reimagining Jobsite Safety

The recent webinar from the American Subcontractors Association, “ASA COVID-19 Response: Reopening The Worksite Attorneys' Council Panel,” included insights from Charles Keller, partner at Snell & Wilmer LLP, regarding the administrative and engineering steps that subcontractors can take to…

How to Reopen the Workplace: Part 3, Considerations from Legal Council

Legal questions surrounding COVID-19 range from questions over company responsibilities and liabilities, to what constitutes reasonable health and safety concerns from employees. Learn top considerations from the American Subcontractors Association Attorneys' Council. 

How to Reopen the Workplace: Part 2, Safe Factory Solutions

Manufacturers can institute measures to contain the coronavirus by identifying individuals who might be infected; prevent spread by instituting social distancing and other safety policies, and cleaning work areas; and comply with privacy protections to protect employee identities.

OSHA Releases Revised Enforcement Guidance for Recording Cases of COVID-19

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a memorandum providing interim guidance for enforcing the requirements of recording cases of COVID-19, which went into effect on May 26.

How to Reopen the Workplace: Part 1, The Office

As state stay-at-home orders are lifted, many employees may be returning to the office. “Preparing Your Office and Employees for Returning to the Workplace,” a webinar presented by the American Society of Association Executives, offered further insights from consultants and professionals for…

Pennsylvania Construction Set to Resume May 8

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that public and private residential and non-residential construction may resume statewide starting Friday, May 8, in accordance with safety guidance the administration will issue.

White House Issues Guidance for Re-opening America

President Trump unveiled a three-phase approach to re-opening America. Based on the advice of public health experts, the steps are designed to help state and local officials when re-opening their economies, getting people bakc to work while maintaining safety considerations.