New Guidance from OSHA on COVID-19 and an Interactive State of Iowa Resource

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New Guidance from OSHA on COVID-19 Determining if a positive COVID-19 case should be recorded on your OSHA log: Under OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements, COVID-19 is a recordable illness, and employers are responsible for recording cases of COVID-19, if the case: … Continued

COVID-19 Videos for Construction, Essential Workforce, CDC Recommendations, CARES Act

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New COVID-19 Online Videos Available MBI has found some very helpful YouTube videos online that can assist you while dealing with the COVID-19 virus. The first, from the National Asphalt Pavement Association, can be viewed here. The second is a … Continued

Handling A Positive COVID-19 Test On The Job Site, Des Moines Updates Inspection Protocols & a COVID-19 Healthcare Planning Checklist

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Request to Members We are aware that individual MBI members have been ordered to discontinue all or part of their work by certain owners on individual public and/or private projects. WE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF YOU HAVE HAD A … Continued

Letter to Governor Reynolds, Request to MBI Members, What to Do If You Suspect Sickness

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This afternoon, in response to what we are seeing in many states that are pursuing stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders around the COVID-19 pandemic, MBI sent a letter to Gov. Reynolds respectfully requesting that construction be deemed an “essential service” if … Continued

Families First Coronavirus Response ACT (FFCRA) – What You Need To Know!

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The article below is courtesy of Erin Nathan, attorney at Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC.   On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law. What does the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) … Continued