Earlier today, Dr. Brent Roussin announced further restrictions will be coming in to place across the entire province of Manitoba. For details on the restrictions and what they mean for the construction industry, click here.
As of 12:01 a.m. on Monday, November 2 the Winnipeg Capital Region has been designated as RED (Critical) on the COVID-19 response plan, while the rest of the province moved to ORANGE (Restricted). For details on what this means for construction, click here.
On Wednesday, October 21 WCA hosted an industry forum on COVID-19: Preparing for the worst. WCA President Ron Hambley was on hand to moderate and we had three expert industry panelists speak on actionable steps contractors can take to prepare for the possibility of a positive test on their site, a province-wide construction shut down and more.
The Construction Safety Association of Manitoba has released a step-by-step guide on what to do if an employee tests positive for COVID-19. You can find it here.