MBA has formed a task force comprised of various industry partners to continually monitor and share industry recommendations and best practices. The group is comprised of MBA staff, contractors, building owners, labor leaders, health officials, and others. The task force is addressing issues facing our industry as they continually develop and will report to our membership regularly.
MBA also continues to collaborate with our members, labor partners, and other associations across Pennsylvania, including CAWP, GBCA, KCA, and GCAP, to share best practices and develop solutions to help our industry operate safely in this COVID-19 environment.
Construction Information and Guidance
It is perfectly normal to have feelings of anxiety. There is an unusual amount of pressure on all of us. But remember, you are certainly not alone. Talk to a family member, a friend, or a co-worker about what you are feeling and what they are feeling.
- Tips for Coping with the Coronavirus (PDF)
- Toolbox Talk on Mental Health Concerns Related to COVID-19 (PDF)
Contact your employee or member assistance program (PDF). They have trained professionals that will help you through these difficult times.
- If you need help coping, you can also text PA to 741-741
AGC of America has updated their Coronavirus (COVID-19) website with valuable resources and updates. The new topic-specific navigation allows you to quickly find the news and information that you are looking for, including Safety, Health & Environmental Resources; Advocacy Efforts; Economic Impacts; Contractual Impacts; Infrastructure Impacts; Labor, HR & Paid Leave Impacts; Risk Management Information; Tax Impacts; Technology Guidance; and Workforce Development Impacts.
- Labor Relations: A COVID-19 Discussion with Labor and Management - April 8, 2020
MBA COVID-19 Town Hall: Protocols for Safe Construction in PA - April 30, 2020
Our priority is the health and safety of our industry, co-workers, communities, family, and friends. We believe that it is our duty to actively participate in the effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus, as we continue to lead the industry and build the region.