COVID-19 Resources

 

       
 


ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Up in June; Contractor Optimism Grows

WASHINGTON, July 14—Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator rose to 8.1 months in June, an increase of 0.2 months from May’s reading. CBI is down approximately 8% from its June 2019 level. Every region except the Middle States experienced an increase in backlog in June compared to May, according to an ABC member survey conducted from June 20-July 1.
Additionally, the survey indicates that confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders increased regarding staffing levels, profit margins and sales in June. Construction sales and staffing levels are expected to expand over the next six months, while profit margins are expected to decline.  Click here for the full story.

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Health & Safety

CDC:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security- Guidance on the essential critical infrastructure workforce

OSHA

CISC Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Plan for Construction (English / Spanish)

Milwaukee Tools:  Cleaning of Tools to help prevent spread of COVID-19

AGC COVID-19 Job Site Practices

Construction Industry Covid-19 Exposure Response and Prevention Plan

We are all seeing a lot of misinformation out there about COVID-19 PLEASE stick to government sources and check your sources before sharing medical information. To help you sort through the myths visit World Health Organization COVID-19 advice for the public.Myth busters:

Business/HR Resources

SBA U.S. Small Business Administration

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
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Combating the Coronavirus
*Coronavirus-response-toolkit

U.S. Department of Labor

Insurance/Legal

NAHB What Businesses Need to Know about Workers" Comp and Covid-19

Attorneys offer Free COVID-19 Legal Consultations for Contractors

Hays: COVID-19 Considerations:  Termination and Furlough Issues

Schechner Lifson is NTCA's insurance provider and they are willing to help with insurance services and claims.
Marc Rosenkrantz,CRM,CIC,AAI Schechner Lifson Corporation: marcr@slcinsure.com  
https://www.slcinsure.com/

Simon Kucher & Partners- Coronavirus: 6 Measures for Construction Companies on Dealing with the Ongoing Crisis

Regulations to Watch

General Resources

Associated General Contractors

  • Navigation the Outbreak--An eight part webinar series on the factors that construction companies need to consider, as they strive for business continuity.

Dodge Data and Analytics

National Association of Homebuilders

The Farnsworth Group -Weekly COVID-19 Impact Tracker

Identify “shelter-in-place” orders that may impact your business using these links (sites are updated daily)


Fraud During the Coronavirus

With all the disruption of business as a result of the coronavirus, companies are vulnerable to fraud. It is important, however, to ensure your business does not become a victim of fraud. We would like to share with you two schemes that are likely to occur during the current crisis, ACH and credit card fraud.  Read More