March 24, 2021

COVID-19 Rapid Testing available

The government of Alberta is offering millions of free rapid testing kits to public, private and not-for-profit employers and service providers province-wide. At least two million rapid tests will be available for businesses and sectors in Alberta. This follows the successful rollout of more than 1.2 million rapid tests to long-term care facilities, schools, outbreak sites, hospitals, homeless shelters and industries across the province. Employers and service providers can apply to receive free rapid test kits for use in their organization’s COVID-19 screening program. Rapid testing screening programs can identify pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic cases – people who don’t know they’re...

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February 10, 2021

PANDEMIC PLANNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY- Addendum #1

PANDEMIC PLANNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY- Version 4.0   PANDEMIC PLANNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY- Addendum #1 As we approach the 12 month anniversary of COVID-19 many of us are weary and our people feel likewise. All the more reason to be sure that we do not relax the measures that have kept our people safe up to this point and have ensured that we can keep working. In our conversations with people in the industry many have asked recently about some of the lessons learned and, in particular, some of the methods being used to track and document relative...

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February 1, 2021

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 16t