OSH News
17/04/2020

ISHCCO recommendations to protect construction workers from COVID-19

The International Safety and Health Construction Coordinators Organization (ISHCCO) has published guidelines to protect workers on construction sites from pandemic hazards.

ISHCCO gives recommendations related to 3 main risks, covering employees out of risk zones or infected, insufficient hygiene facilities and narrow staff rooms.

Besides, ISHCCO provides an addendum with detailed information on the general wearing of respiratory masks and suggests measures of infection prevention for construction sites where the minimum distance cannot be maintained.  

Read the full publication on pandemic prevention

Read EU-OSHA’s OSHwiki article on COVID-19: guidance for the workplace