This Friday, May 8, the AGC of Ohio Safety Committee will host an online discussion at 10 a.m. about Ohio’s latest COVID-19 regulations and how contractors are implementing them. An Outlook invite has been sent to those who regularly participate in safety meetings. If you didn’t receive an invitation and are interested in joining the…

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FACE COVERINGS REQUIRED (AGAIN) FOR EMPLOYEES A little after 10 a.m. this morning(4-29-20), the Ohio Dept of Health’s Responsible RestartOhio website was updated, again updated the usage of face coverings for workers in the construction industry and general office settings. The sector specific operating requirements now state the following under its mandatory section for both…

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Employers must track job-related new coronavirus cases Uncertainty remains about whether exposures occur at work Employers must track and report instances of workers contracting Covid-19 on the job, not those stemming from exposure to the new coronavirus while off the clock, OSHA said. The update—in new guidance released Friday—comes as many workplaces are limiting operations and urging…

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On Monday evening, Governor DeWine announced on Twitter that he was declaring a state of emergency after three Ohioans tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cuyahoga County. As testing continues and becomes more widely available, more are expected. The Ohio BWC also announced last night that it will only hold the online component of…

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