Covid-19 Preparedness Qualification Class Information

Covid-19 Preparedness Qualification – View on Carpenters.org

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The online course purpose is to educate members on how to protect themselves, their fellow workers, and stop the spread of COVID-19. The course will familiarize you with the OSHA guidance document “Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19” and recommended jobsite protocols.

The online course is to be viewed as recommended best practices and is provided solely as suggested guidelines and resources for members reference concerning COVID-19. The online course is not to be relied upon to prevent the spread or transmission of COVID-19 on any specific job site or to prevent a safety violation from being issued by a jurisdictional authority. All contractors must continue to comply with all relevant rules and regulations concerning workplace safety and health. This is not legal advice.

Contractors should regularly evaluate their health and safety procedures, as well as the specific hazards at their job sites, consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations to determine the appropriate job hazard analysis and safety procedures for the project/task as it relates to the spread and/or transmission of COVID-19. All contractors should incorporate COVID-19 transmission and prevention into all job hazard analyses (JHAs) and pre-task safety planning for all aspects of the work. In addition, all projects should require social distancing, hand washing on a regular basis, and no large group meetings.

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