COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

 

UPDATED ON July 15

* = new material

 

Below is a comprehensive list of resources ABC Massachusetts has compiled for your use. Please continue to follow all recommended guidelines and stay safe. We will be updating this list regularly.

 

Take the Pledge! ABC Launches National Safe and Healthy Construction Pledge

 

For general updates and class cancelations from the Gould Construction Institute, our education and training affiliate, click here.

 

Return to Work Resources

Reopening Massachusetts Webpage (mass.gov resource)

Safety Standards for Construction Permitted to reopen on May 18, 2020

Sector Specific Workplace Safety Standards for Construction Sites to Address COVID-19 (mass.gov resource)

Construction Checklist (mass.gov resource)

Construction MA Safety Standards (mass.gov resource)

Return to Work Policy Template (provided by Stoneman, Miller & Chandler LLP)

Compliance Attestation Poster

Employer Guidance Mandatory Safety Standards for Workplaces Poster

Workers Poster - Mandatory Safety Standards for Workplaces

COVID-19 Control Plan Template (from mass.gov)

MA Portal for Purchasing Hygienic or Protective Supplies

ThinkHR - COVID-19 Crisis Response Center (HR Resources for Employers)

 

Safety Resources

Preparing for a Return to Work:

     Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus - EnglishPDF  (provided from OSHA)

     Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus - Spanish: PDF (provided from OSHA)

     Putting on and Taking off a Mask (OSHA YouTube)

     Seven Steps to Correctly Wear a Respirator at Work Poster - English (provided from OSHA)

     Seven Steps to Correctly Wear a Respirator at Work Poster - Spanish (provided from OSHA)

     OSHA COVID-19 Guidance for the Construction Workforce - English (provided from OSHA)

     OSHA COVID-19 Guidance for the Construction Workforce - Spanish (provided from OSHA)

     OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

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OSHA Enforcement Guidance for Recording Cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Governor Baker's Construction Letter with Guidance

Supplemental Guidelines for MA Construction Sites: ADDENDUM 1 Limiting Exposures and Worker Infection Protocol COVID-19 Employee Health, protection, guidance and prevention

Enforcement of the MA COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Procedures for Construction Sites

MA COVID-19 Essential Services FAQs (Updated)

Massachusetts COVID-19 Guidelines and Procedures for Construction (one page summary prepared by Contractors Risk Management, Inc.)

ABC National Coronavirus Toolbox Talk Topics

Massachusetts Construction Site Safety Guidelines and COVID-19 Safety Measures Webinar Recording

Massachusetts Construction Site Safety Guidelines and COVID-19 Safety Measures Webinar Slide Deck

OSHA COVID-19 Resource Page

ABC MA Safety Resources:

          Contractors' Risk Management, Inc. - (603) 225-3335 

          United Alliance Services Coporation (Construction Safety Division) - (877) 399-1698


Workplace Resources

What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws  (from U.S. EEOC)

Return to Work Notice Template (provided by Stoneman, Chandler & Miller)

COVID-19 Recommended Job Site Protocols (provided by Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters)

COVID-19 Recommended Job Site Protocols (provided by Building and Construction Trades Council)

PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculator (Provided by our ABC Strategic Planning Consultant Laura Cataldo from Baker Tilley)

Paycheck Protection Program Loans FAQ Sheet

State Issues Guidance on Private Options for Paid Leave (from Associated Industries of Massachusetts)

COVID-19 Emergency Sick Leave Sample Form (prepared by Stoneman, Chandler & Miller)

Expanded Family and Medical Leave To Care For Children Sample Form (prepared by Stoneman, Chandler & Miller)

RSM US LLP Coronavirus Resource Center

MassPay Recorded Webinar: Unpacking the CARES Act

Business Interruption Insurance & COVID-19 (from ABC member NorthStar Insurance Services, Inc.)

Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Emergency Loans

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) poster from US Dept. of Labor

Coronavirus and the Construction Industry: How to Handle an Inevitable Delay

Order Extending Registrations of Certain Licensed Professionals

Stoneman, Chandler & Miller: FFCRA Summary

DAS Office Closure Notice

COVID-19 Resources and Guidance for Businesses

Public Construction Bidding and COVID-19

Stoneman, Chandler & Miller: One-Page Template Coronavirus Policy for Employees

Kenney and Sams: What All Employers Should Know

Best Practices for Coronavirus on Jobsites

Kenney & Sams, P.C.: Recommendations Contractors with Affected Projects


Unemployment Resources

UPDATED: Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance Announces Guidance On CARES Act Implementation

State Announces Implementation of Unemployment Benefits from Federal CARES Act (from Associated Industries of Massachusetts)

FAQ's: Employee Rights and Employer Obligations

Stoneman, Chandler & Miller: Unemployment Benefits during COVID-19

Vacation Payout Notice Template

Rudolph Friedmann LLP: Unemployment Related Matters

Rudolph Friedmann LLP: Construction Work Stoppage...Now What?

Kenney & Sams, P.C.: Paid Sick Leave and Tax Credits

 

Government Updates

Boston Update on Construction Safety Protocol

Boston's COVID-19 Affidavit for Construction Work

Boston's Covid-19 Construction Site Best Practices Worksheet

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Online Portal for Personal Protective Equipment, Volunteers to Support COVID-19 Outbreak

H.R.6201 Families First Coronavirus Response Act  (passed into law)

COVID-19 Essential Services (Stay-at-Home Order)

State Info on COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19 State of Emergency

COVID-19 Response Command Center Report

 

Economy Updates

State, Federal Governments Address Economic Fallout from COVID-19

Coronavirus and the Construction Industry How to Handle an Inevitable Delay

 

Archived ABC MA Webinars

Coronavirus: Employment and HR Concerns (03-24-2020)

     Webinar Resource: Major Webinar Talking Points Recap

     Webinar Resource: Coronavirus Employment and HR Q&A

We are in this Together: Contractors Sharing Experiences in Dealing with Coronavirus (03-26-2020)

Coronavirus: Impact and Implications on the Insurance Landscape (03-31-2020)

ABC Town Hall Forum: Coronavirus Impacts (04-01-2020)

Massachusetts Construction Site Safety Guidelines and COVID-19 Safety Measures (04-02-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

     Webinar Resource: Massachusetts COVID-19 Guidelines and Procedures for Construction (prepared by Contractors Risk Management, Inc.)

     Webinar Resource: Jobsite Flow Chart (prepared by United Alliance Services Corp.)

     Webinar Resource: Break the Chain of Infection Chart (prepared by United Alliance Services Corp.)

     Webinar Resource: Mock Jobsite Safety Audit (prepared by United Alliance Services Corp.)

The CARES Act and Small Business Loans - Paycheck Protection Program (04-07-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

ABC Town Hall Forum: Coronavirus Impacts (04-08-2020)

Coronavirus Pandemic: The Impact on Your Retirement Plans (04-09-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

CARES Act Update and Tax Implications (04-14-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

ABC Town Hall Forum: Coronavirus Impacts (04-15-2020)

Best Safety Practices from the ABC SIG Safety Committee (04-21-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

ABC Town Hall Forum: Coronavirus Impacts (04-22-2020)

Real Estate Issues Resulting from COVID-19: Strategies for Dealing with Lenders, Borrowers, Landlords and Tenants (04-23-2020)

Successfully Managing Your Remote Workforce (04-28-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

     Webinar Resource: Managing a Remote Workforce Worksheet (from Cunningham & Associates)

     Webinar Resource: Remote Work Resources from Inspired Technology

ABC Town Hall Forum: Coronavirus Impacts (04-29-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

A Contractor's Guide to Coronavirus Relief Programs, Including PPP Funding Update (04-30-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

     Webinar Resource: Baker Tilly Coronavirus Resource Center

ABC Town Hall Forum: Coronavirus Impacts (05-06-2020)

ABC & GCI Training and Apprenticeship Update (05-07-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

ABC Weekly Town Hall Forum (05-13-2020)

Construction Reopening COVID-19 Safety Review (05-19-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

ABC Weekly Town Hall Forum (05-20-2020)

Returning to Work: HR Review for the Next Steps (05-21-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

ABC Weekly Town Hall Forum (05-27-2020)

ABC Weekly Town Hall Forum (06-03-2020)

Guide to Navigating the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application (06-04-2020)

     Webinar Resource: PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

     Webinar Resource: Contractor's Guide to Harm Statements (from Baker Tilly)

ABC Weekly Town Hall Forum (06-10-2020)

ABC Weekly Town Hall Forum (06-17-2020)

*ABC Weekly Town Hall Forum (07-08-2020)

 

ABC National Resources

ABC National Webinars 

Register and view archived webinars using the link below. Topics include OSHA compliance, the economy, and other construction industry impacts of the Coronavirus.

CLICK HERE FOR A FULL LIST OF WEBINARS

 

ABC National Web Resources

ABC National's Coronavirus Resources webpage.

National ABC COVID-19 Response Resources and Toolbox Talks

 

Center for Disease Control Recommendations

Prevention and Treatment

Information for Travel

Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Frequently Asked Questions

Latest News Updates

Communication Resources