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Construction Industry Best Practices COVID-19

In an effort to maintain our “essential industry” exemption, we must all follow industry best practices during the COVID-19 “shelter-in-place” period. Shasta Builders’ Exchange has provided a Jobsite Safety Package for members & non-members to use as a resource and includes in their Construction Best Industry Practice plan. Download Package

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City of Redding COVID-19 Update

The City of Redding’s updated information and revised policies to keep construction going during the COVID-19 emergency.

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Employers now required to notify employees about their sick leave rights. Both notices must be posted in your office where you post other employee posters through Dec. 31, 2020. If you are working remotely, please post these when you return. Click the links below to download.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act)
Required document for Non-Federal Employees

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act)
Required document for Federal Employees

California’s “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers”

Abdulaziz, Grossbart & Rudman explain the exemption. Here is the article by Sharice Marootian

State Definitions: Executive Order N-33-20Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers list. Construction Listed on Page 11Source:

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Sample Letter for Employees: Help ensure your employees are allowed to work. Please feel free to download and edit this letter for your company’s use.

Editable Version Here

Tailgate Safety Meeting Topics

Please rotate these two briefings into your daily routine. Each employee should sign this. Everyday.

Coronavirus Saftey

Pandemic Safety

Cal/OSHA Safety and Health Guidance – May 5, 2020

Download COVID-19 Safety Guidance For Construction Sites

COVID-19 Guidance for the Construction Workforce

Resources Available to Employers and Employees Facing Layoffs or Hours Reductions

Help For Businesses

Help for Employees

Pandemic Response Program

XL Construction has shared its Pandemic Response Plan with the Builders’ Exchanges to forward it to our members. Please feel free to use this guide for your own company’s needs. View the Plan

USDA Implements Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses, and Communities Affected by COVID-19. USDA Assistance

FAQ – Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201)

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed an additional emergency
relief legislation is known as the Families First Coronavirus Response
Act (Families First Act). Passed because of the escalating
coronavirus situation, the Families First Act creates expanded
employee benefits and protections related to COVID-19, including a
new federal paid sick leave law, an emergency expansion of the
Family and Medical Leave Act and expanded unemployment
insurance provisions. Download Information