COVID-19 JOBSITE SAFETY TOOLKIT
We’ve gathered templates and resource links below to help educate and empower our Members to continue to
‘Work Safe & Stay Safe’
Face Masks/Coverings Required for Construction Workers thru June 1, 2021.
5/2/21: Executive Order D 2021 095 – 5/2/21: Executive Order D 2021 095-Amending and Extending Executive Orders D 2020 039, D 2020 067, D 2020 092,
D 2020 110, D 2020 138, D 2020 164, D 2020 190, D 2020 219, D 2020 237, D 2020 245, D 2020 276, D 2020 281, D 2021 007, D 2021 035, D 2021 056, and D 2021 079 Ordering Individuals in Colorado to Wear Non-Medical Face Coverings.This order extends the face mask requirement for all critical businesses, including the construction industry, until June 1, 2021.
This Executive Order extends the prior Executive Orders relating to face coverings to protect Coloradans by requiring individuals in Colorado to wear face coverings over their nose and mouth in certain locations and situations, and includes an additional amendment that permits individuals to remove their medical or non-medical cloth face coverings in Public Indoor Spaces if 80% of the individuals in the Public Indoor Space have shown proof of vaccination.
Please consult your HR department for your company policy.
Questions & answers about the statewide mandatory mask order- FAQ Sheet.
osha covid-19 Enforcement guidance
OSHA Issues New Guidance on COVID-19 Safety
New Safety Standard Likely Forthcoming (Feb 24, 2021)
Late last month, OSHA issued “stronger safety guidance” on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. This guidance includes a recommendation for implementing a workplace COVID-19 prevention program. While the new OSHA guidance does not create a new legal liability for employers, it does indicate to many close observers that the agency might be working on an emergency temporary standard (ETS) on COVID-19 safety procedures that will be enforceable by OSHA inspectors, including the possibility of citations and fines for non-compliance.
Safety Tips to Limit Exposure
On April 21, 2020, OSHA issued an alert listing safety tips employers can follow to help protect construction workers
from exposure to the Coronavirus.
OSHA.gov Alert: COVID-19 Guidance for the Construction Workforce
(Also found HERE in Spanish)
Did you know that OSHA has free COVID-19 print resources?
Visit OSHA’s publications page to place an order.
OSHA Has Answers to Questions About the Safety of Wearing Cloth Face Coverings
OSHA generally recommends that employers encourage workers to wear medical masks or cloth face coverings at work to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. OSHA recently issued frequently asked questions (FAQ) guidance to address inaccurate claims that these masks and face coverings cause unsafe oxygen or harmful carbon dioxide levels for the wearer.
OSHA Public Service Announcements for COVID
30-Second Video Messages on COVID-19 and the Workplace
RESOURCES IN SPANISH
PPRBD Office Now Open
Starting March 9, customers with an appointment, can come into the office at 2880 International Circle, on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Appointments will ONLY be for in-person plan reviews that can be walked through the plan review counter. The appointment scheduler can be accessed through the RBD website – www.pprbd.org. Please be respectful of other customers and only reserve one appointment per day. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of your appointment (s).
ALL customers are encouraged to schedule inspections via the website and submit plans electronically. If you have questions or concerns about a final inspection or closing date that’s coming up, please try to work with the field inspector first, then the chief inspector for that discipline.
For Permitting & Licensing contact Matt Matzen, (719) 327-2995, email@example.com
For Plan Review contact Jay Eenhuis, Deputy Building Official – Plans, (719) 327-2910, firstname.lastname@example.org
For Inspections contact John Welton, Deputy Building Official – Inspections, (719) 799-2842, email@example.com
The Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) published important updates to its guidance for construction employers, employees and contractors on coronavirus exposure prevention, preparedness and response.
Explore Job Site Sanitation Best Practices in New Video Toolbox Talk
Sanitation and personal hygiene have been at the forefront of global public consciousness nearly all year. But proper job site sanitation is extremely important even without a pandemic and should be a focus of site supervisors moving forward.
NAHB has developed a new video toolbox talk in English and Spanish that provides job site sanitation best practices and helpful tips for maintaining worker hygiene, including appropriate restrooms and handwashing stations.
Safe Practice Posters & Downloads
CDPHE COVID-19 Construction Guidance
What You Need to Follow on a Jobsite
CDPHE Multi-Industry Construction Guidance
(as of 5/5/20 this document supersedes all other PHOs and guidance for construction that have been released.
Even though this attached document is labeled 4/1/20 it was updated on 5/5/20. The 5/5/20 revised document will
have “not exempt” bolded on the first line.)
(Issued 4/1/20, amended 5/5/20)
CDPHE Employee Health Screening Form
National ‘STAND DOWN’ for Construction Safety
THANK YOU to All of Our Members Who Participated!
Many of our members and agency partners joined construction teams across the nation on April 16, 2020 for the National Association of Homebuilder’s Stand Down for Construction Safety. Throughout our community, builders and trade partners paused for 10 mins or more to talk about jobsite safety and protocols for working under the pressures of COVID-19. Our members rose to the occasion donning face masks and observing “Social Distancing” to discuss ways to protect themselves and our jobsites.
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