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August 25, 2020

City of Calgary Mask Bylaw – Construction Interpretation

City of Calgary Mask Bylaw – Construction Interpretation The overall rules to apply are – This bylaw is for indoor space only and, If the public can get access to the indoor space then the mask bylaw applies. For instance – the common areas of condos where card access is required would not apply but the common areas of downtown office towers would. Grocery stores require masks in the public area but the back of house area and storage etc does not as this is not open to the public. For our workplace and offices This would include front reception...

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May 25, 2020

Back to Work Guides

See below for a variety of guides on returning to work safely: Antimicrobial Response BOMA Pathway Back to Work Cleaning and Disinfect Workplace Guidance for Business Owners Post COVID Workspace Strategy Thought Starters Proveras Commercial Realty Return Readiness: A How To Guide for Returning to Work Safely Returning to Work Guide The Safe Six Checklist: Workplace Readiness Essentials  

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May 4, 2020

Workplace Guidance for Business Owners

WORKPLACE GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS Overview This document has been developed to support all business and sectors (excluding health care settings) in reducing the risk of transmission of COVID-19 among workers, volunteers and patrons. This document outlines the criteria that should be addressed in individual, written workplace policies and procedures established to address the COVID-19 pandemic response. All workplaces are expected to develop and implement these policies and procedures prior to re-opening or continuing operations after May 1, 2020. Industries or business with specialized operations or aspects may be subject to additional guidance. Any additional guidance made available is intended...

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May 1, 2020

Jobsite and Workplace Poster

CCA has created an enhanced safety measures poster for use at the jobsite and workplace. Please feel free to print as many copies as you need! 8.5×11 Version 11×17 Version    

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April 23, 2020

PANDEMIC PLANNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY Version 4.0

PANDEMIC PLANNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY – A GUIDE. Version 4.0 – April 23rd, 2020 INTRODUCTION. For those who had been tracking the progress of the COVID-19 Pandemic for some time it was becoming obvious that we were moving into unknown territory from a safety and health perspective. Just as with society in general we, as an industry, were likely going to have to develop new protocols and best practices for this emerging reality and in the week leading up to March 16th this began to ramp up significantly. We needed to respond as one industry and if this were...

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April 17, 2020

ACA’s COVID-19 advocacy on behalf of industry

ACA’s COVID-19 advocacy on behalf of industry  April 16, 2020  ACAadmin Over the past month as the extent of the the COVID-19 crisis intensified ACA has been working on our members behalf to help them and their employees get the help and economic security needed to come through the other side. We have been sending letters to government and meeting them in web conferences over the past few weeks to push for their support. We are continuing to hold conversations with our partner associations, members and government officials to work on the best solutions. Below is a list of the letters...

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April 7, 2020

Navigating Business Through a Global Pandemic – More Advice for Contractors

Navigating Business Through a Global Pandemic – More Advice for Contractors Stuart M. Detsky and Victor A. Bandiera In our last article we provided advice for contractors in order to minimize the impact of the pandemic on existing projects. In this article, we will provide advice to contractors who are intending to bid new work and/or enter into new contracts for construction or service projects. FORCE MAJEURE IS NOT THE ANSWER While contractors are certainly getting legal advice about force majeure clauses and how they may assist with ongoing projects, these clauses are not going to be very useful for...

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April 4, 2020

PANDEMIC PLANNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY Version 3.0

PANDEMIC PLANNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY Version 3.0 April 3rd, 2020 INTRODUCTION. For those who had been tracking the progress of the COVID-19 Pandemic for some time it was becoming obvious that we were moving into unknown territory from a safety and health perspective. Just as with society in general we, as an industry, were likely going to have to develop new protocols and best practices for this emerging reality and in the week leading up to March 16th this began to ramp up significantly. We needed to respond as one industry and if this were to be possible it...

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April 3, 2020

Home Office Ergonomics: Hacks For Working Well From Home

Home Office Ergonomics: Hacks For Working Well From Home Jolene Kober  March 31, 2020 With rapid movement to working from home in the past few weeks, I know most individuals are feeling over whelmed and have tried to just survive in the short-term. The Evolve Team wanted to provide a video that gives you quick tips and tricks on how to set up a home office with using a laptop or tablet. Our hope is that it helps you intentionally set-up your work space so that it better supports your body and helps to prevent developing aches and pains during this...

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April 2, 2020

Parker: Calgary construction industry builds a plan to keep working through pandemic

Parker: Calgary construction industry builds a plan to keep working through pandemic Bill Black, Pres/COO Calgary Construction Association. David Parker  •  Calgary Herald   The office of the Calgary Construction Association is normally a busy place, with members needing to visit for day-to-day business plus attendance at CCA education seminars. President and COO Bill Black quickly realized that due to the COVID-19 pandemic he had to manage the constant flow of people — closing the office and having his staff work from their homes. Those members needing documentation are given a two-hour window per week, by appointment only. But Black knew there...

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