U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S OSHA ISSUES
GUIDANCE TO HELP CONSTRUCTION WORKERS
DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched a
with coronavirus-related guidance for construction employers and workers. The guidance includes recommended actions to reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus.
Employers of workers engaged in construction (such as carpentry, ironworking, plumbing, electrical, heating/air conditioning/ventilation, utility construction work, and earth-moving activities) should remain alert to changing outbreak conditions, including as they relate to community spread of the virus and testing availability. In response to changing conditions, employers should implement coronavirus infection prevention measures accordingly.