Tag: social distancing


Contracting Firms Trying to Improve Work-Life Balance

March 16, 2022

Via: ENR

After two years of coping with lockdowns, social distancing, teleconference learning curves and virus variants, construction and design firms find themselves adapting to yet another pandemic-related challenge—safely returning employees to the office while accommodating a newfound appreciation and desire for […]

Construction Site Safety, News, Regulations

OSHA directs employers to follow CDC mask update

May 19, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

While the OSHA update allowing employers to follow the CDC recommendations relieves some pressure, employers may still be waiting on final guidelines from OSHA to determine their ultimate path forward. “If OSHA comes out and says, you know, employees have […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Michigan fines 12 construction-related businesses for COVID-19 violations

September 24, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The citations that MIOSHA issued included: Failure to maintain social distancing when possible. Failure to require face coverings when social distancing cannot be maintained. Not having a COVID-19 preparedness and response plan. Failure to designate a COVID-19 workplace supervisor. Not […]


Designing & Building a Post-COVID-19 Workplace

August 5, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Social distancing may feel surreal in the beginning—coworkers avoiding physical contact, people separated by partitions, everyone wearing masks. It might even seem a little lonely with a lot of our coworkers still forced to work at home as organizations ramp […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Skanska’s profit plummets 69% in Q2

July 24, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

While the hit to its second quarter profits reflects the initial shock of the world-wide coronavirus pandemic, in its six-month report, Skanska said coronavirus shutdowns are easing in Europe and the U.S, even though social distancing will continue to negatively […]

Construction Techniques

Hard hat device facilitates social distancing, contact tracing

June 30, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

This spring, managers at a 2,200-person European construction site discovered that a worker had contracted COVID-19. It was critical to find out where he had been during his time on the 70-story tower project. To help trace the sick worker’s […]

Construction Techniques

How Technology Can Steer the Construction Industry Out of COVID-19

June 24, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

The spread of COVID-19 was all about uncertainty and distress. With people being strongly advised to follow social distancing protocols, the government had its focus on controlling the spread of illness by restricting travel and work. And just like any […]