- Employees need to take steps to protect
- If employees have symptoms of acute
respiratory illness (i.e., fever, cough,
shortness of breath), they must stay
home and not come to work until free
of symptoms for at least 72 hours, without
the use of medicine, or as recommended
by the CDC.
- Employees must notify their supervisors
and stay home if they are sick. They
must consult medical attention if they
develop symptoms of acute respiratory
- Ensure workers are maintaining six
feet of separation at all times.
- If a task requires workers to be closer
than six feet, they must have appropriate
personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Take breaks and lunches in shifts
to reduce the size of the group in the
lunch area at any one time to less than
General Job Site / Office Practices
- Sub-Contractor should consider designating
a representative to monitor for signs
of illness in the workplace, and if
someone is showing symptoms, ask them
to leave. They should NOT be allowed
to enter any occupied area before leaving.
- If an employee is confirmed to have
COVID-19, immediately inform Mid-State
Construction of possible exposure to
COVID-19 in the workplace, but maintain
confidentiality as required by the Americans
With Disabilities Act (ADA). Ask the
affected employee to identify those
other employees whom he/she came into
contact with. Employees who worked in
proximity (3- to 6-feet) to a coworker
with confirmed COVID-19 should also
be sent home
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Gloves: Gloves should be worn at all
times while on site.
- Eye protection: Eye protection should
be worn all times while on site.
- Face Masks/Face Shields should always
be worn on the jobsite.
Sanitation and Cleanliness
- Foremen and project managers shall
communicate with their general contractor
as to what steps the general contractor
is taking to provide adequate sanitary/handwashing
facilities on the project.
- Disinfect frequently equipment and
or tools within the workplace multiple
times each day.