City of Philadelphia Removes Indoor Mask Mandate

The City of Philadelphia has removed the indoor mask mandate set on Monday, April 18. For construction, some project owners, such as schools and healthcare settings, may have specific requirements.

City of Philadelphia Requires Masks in Indoor Public Places Starting on April 18

The City of Philadelphia has moved to Level 2: Mask Precautions in its response to COVID-19. Starting on Monday, April 18, this level requires individuals in indoor public places to

Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council Honors Construction Response to COVID-19

On Friday, March 11, the Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council honored five individuals for their efforts to keep the Philadelphia region’s construction industry safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to

UPDATE: GBCA’s COVID-19 Exposure Recommended Response Flow Chart

Download the Recommended Response Protocols Flow Chart for COVID-19 Exposures that can be shared with workers, as well as posted on jobsites. This flow chart has been updated to reflect

OSHA Withdraws COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS

From the US Department of Labor: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is withdrawing the vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard issued on Nov. 5, 2021,

OSHA Policy on Recording and Reporting COVID-19 Cases

While OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination & Testing ETS is currently under a federal court stay, contractors must still remember OSHA’s current policy on recording and reporting COVID-19 cases. OSHA still requires

Supreme Court Places Stay on OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS

On January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court reinstated the nationwide stay on implementation and enforcement of the OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). As a result of

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Learn More About OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS

On Friday, December 17, 2021, a federal appeals court panel lifted a stay that had been placed on OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS. This ETS will require all employers