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Navigating Changing Safety Precautions in the Construction Industry

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Nearly all industries have had to adapt amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Not all sectors have had the same experience in adjusting to prevent spreading the virus, though.

 

Heavy industries like construction and manufacturing face a unique challenge concerning new safety precautions. At the peak of COVID-19 regulations, 42% of the workforce was working from home.

 

That’s a luxury most construction and manufacturing workers don’t have, given the hands-on nature of their work. News of COVID-19 outbreaks at construction sites highlight how difficult it can be to make these workspaces safe.

 

Despite these challenges, some heavy industry companies have managed to adapt to COVID-19 precautions. Here’s how.

 

Going Remote Wherever Possible While not all construction and manufacturing workers can go remote, some (...)

 

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