“COVID-19 Guidance for the Construction Workforce OSHA is committed to protecting the health and safety of America’s workers and workplaces during these unprecedented times.

  • Encourage workers to stay home if they are sick.

  • Allow workers to wear masks over their nose and mouth to prevent them from spreading the virus.

  • Continue to use other normal control measures, including personal protective equipment (PPE), necessary to protect workers from other job hazards associated with construction activities.

  • Advise workers to avoid physical contact with others and direct employees / contractors / visitors to increase personal space to at least six feet, where possible. Where work trailers are used, all workers should maintain social distancing while inside the trailers.

  • Encourage respiratory etiquette, including covering coughs and sneezes”