Creative Materials and Bowman Flooring Contractor are actively following the COVID-19 pandemic both domestically and globally. As we navigate these unique and uncertain times, we are mindful of the impact our response may have on our clients, suppliers, employees, and the overall community. Together, we understand and recognize the need to help reduce the spread of, and exposure to, the virus.
Stay-at-home or shelter-in-place directives are slowly being lifted around the country, meaning businesses are reopening with specific limitations and restrictions. Just as guidance has been provided for restaurants, gyms, bowling alleys, theaters, and many other retail establishments, the same type of approach should be utilized and practiced for every construction site across the country.
With this in mind, Creative Materials and Bowman Flooring Contractor would like to share our Top 5 Tips to help reduce the spread and exposure of the COVID-19 virus on the jobsite.
Whether you work daily on a jobsite or visit only occasionally, consider these tips to keep everyone safer.
You may be thinking, ‘Easier said than done!’ It certainly poses a challenge navigating a construction site while maintaining minimum distance from other trades. However, every precaution must be utilized to keep jobsites safe for everyone. This means:
Many options to slow or stop the spread of germs need to be made available throughout the jobsite, including:
The hard truth is that jobsites will require a lot more cleaning, and with increased effort. In addition to standard daily cleaning practices, all frequent gathering spaces need to be cleaned and disinfected several times per day, including but not limited to:
To further ensure the safety of everyday workers:
Specific to the project, this team will support subcontractors and other trades by:
We understand that these tips do not fully encapsulate all the safety measures needed to fully protect every individual at a jobsite.
However, it is our hope that by providing these guidelines, proactive measures can be used to establish health and safety protocols for construction sites across the country.
From everyone at Creative Materials and Bowman Flooring Contractor – stay safe and take care of each other.
Until next time,