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Contractors hire medical professionals for COVID-19 guidance, site visits

Now that moratoriums on nonessential construction have been lifted across the country, contractors are getting back to work with new protocols and provisions in place. From tool sanitization, hand-washing stations, staggered work schedules and mandatory face coverings, an emphasis on clean and healthy jobsites is driving a new way of building.

This heightened focus on employee health has led many construction firms to turn to medical professionals for guidance on the ever-changing best practices surrounding coronavirus infection control. Companies have hired outside medical consultants or retrained existing health and safety personnel to be ready to respond to the latest COVID-19 research and prevention.

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