How Live Field Data Improves Jobsite Safety in a Pandemic and Beyond
In early 2020, the construction industry, which has consistently taken extensive measures to prevent workplace hazards and to ensure the safety of workers, confronted a new threat: protecting its workers from an infectious disease. Fortunately, the industry was used to a changing environment and quickly adapted. Safety measures such as increased health screenings, equipment cleaning, new protective equipment, limits on worker capacity at jobsites, and other physical distancing measures were implemented to decrease the transmission risk of COVID-19. Despite these efforts, COVID-19 remains a threat.