COVID-19 and Construction |
Safe check-in and distancing apps have kept construction going, they have applications beyond COVID-19
By David Brian Ward, CEO Safe Site Check In
When construction companies can’t build, it affects us all. According to McKinsey defines the construction industry as encompassing real estate, infrastructure, and industrial structures, and ranks it the largest industry in the global economy, accounting for 13% of the world’s GDP. Few sectors are more critical to the economy.
Looking back on the first round of COVID-19 construction site shutdowns, they were based on national stay-at-home health directives. As states reopened their economies, local shutdowns occurred as the virus continued to spread among workers and visitors on construction job sites.
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