COVID-19 Policy:

Effective June 30, 2020

General Construction Jobsite Protocol

 

WENRICH agrees to holding any on site staff, crew members, 2nd tier subcontractors and any visitors to jobsites where WENRICH is a subcontractor or acting General Contractor to remain compliant with all CDC and Minnesota Department of Health recommendations and best practices.

 

WENRICH will conduct a COVID-19 Jobsite Screening Questionnaire for all of our on site staff and crew before initialing entering the site for the first time. The same will be required for any/all 2nd tier subcontractors. In addition, all visitors to the jobsite must submit a COVID-19 Jobsite Screening Questionnaire to the Lead on site.

 

Should staff, crew or visitors believe to have been exposed to COVID-19 at anytime after completing the initial screening questionnaire they may only return to the jobsite based on the following criteria:

  1. If exposed to COVID-19 without developing symptoms, staff, crew or visitors will be eligible to return after 14 days. If symptoms develop during that 14-day period, regardless if day 2 or 13, personnel or visitors will reset to the category described below

  2. If exposed to COVID-19 and displaying symptoms or testing positive for COVID-19, personnel or visitors will be eligible to return only after all the following have occurred:                                          

    • At least seven (7) days have passed since symptoms first appeared.

    • No fever of 100.4 or above for 72 hours (without the use of medicine).

    • Other symptoms (e.g. cough and shortness of breath) have improved.

  3. On site staff, crew and visitors shall stay home if sick or go home if feeling sick during the day.

  4. Facemask use on the jobsite shall comply with the following for all crew, staff and visitors:                                                                                                                

    • When working within 6 feet of another person facemasks are required to be worn. 

    • When working greater than 6 feet from another person the State of Minnesota and CDC guidelines are to be followed. 

    • All staff, crew and visitors entering the jobsite shall wear a facemask. 

    • Face masks are available to staff and visitors from on site lead, if needed. 

    • Used facemasks are to be taken home or disposed of in designated containers on the jobsite with the elastic straps cut.

  5. Crew is required to sanitize tools, job boxes and break areas on a daily basis.

  6. Crew will not gather into groups for breaks and lunch larger than 6 people and will practice social distancing.

  7. Delivery drivers should stay in the vehicle if possible and the WENRICH will whenever possible perform the unloading. If the delivery driver needs to leave the vehicle, WENRICH staff will request the driver to wear a mask and complete a COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire.

  8. Subcontractors are responsible to ensure that it’s employees, sub-subcontractors and visitors are following the WENRICH COVID-19 protocols.

  9. WENRICH on site staff, crew and 2nd tier subcontractors for inspections by the city/agency, project owner and the special inspector, will only allow one member of the crew to accompany the inspector while practicing social distancing with at least 6 feet separation from the representative.

  10. Site Specific COVID-19 Orientations will be conducted for each crew member by the WENRICH Field Project Coordinator or Site Lead prior to working on the site.

  11. WENRICH COVID-19 Jobsite Screening Questionnaire forms for each of its on-site staff, crew and 2nd tier sub-subcontractor will be collected by the WENRICH Field Project Coordinator or Site Lead and stored at the WENRICH office.

  12. Social distancing will be practiced at Daily Safety Meetings and proper separation between all participants as recommended and/or proper facemask protection.

  13. All WENRICH employees and engaged customers will be made aware that our COVID-19 protocol is available on our website.