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New York State Department of Health Interim Guidance for Construction Projects during the COVID-19 Emergency

In Corporate Resources, Employer Resources by Porzio

On May 13, 2020, the New York State Department of Health issued a model plan and guidance for reopening and operating construction sites in New York State during the Covid-19 Emergency. There is also an overall guide from the State entitled: NY Forward Reopening Guide that contains more general information. The following are links to the Master Guide, the Short Guide, Model Plan and Reopening Guide all prepared by the State of New York.

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Draft CDC Guidelines on Reopening for Child Care, Schools and Day Camps, Faith Communities, Vulnerable Workers, Restaurants and Bars and Mass Transit

In Corporate Resources, Employer Resources by Porzio

CDC developed draft guidance to assist employers in reopening while making reasonable and effective efforts to contain the corona virus that spreads COVID-19. See infra While the draft guidelines are targeted to services that attract groups of people in close contact, there are some general principles that will help many commercial offices and businesses to reopen safely.

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How Can Construction Companies Manage the Hazards Related to COVID-19?

In Corporate Resources by Porzio

As workers return to jobsites, construction companies, like all employers have a responsibility to provide a safe work environment. If workers (including the trades, construction managers, project managers, bank inspectors, superintendents or design professionals) are exposed to the virus or contract COVID-19, employers may face liability under the OSHA General Duty Clause.