Construction Safety Practices During a Pandemic

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Webinar On-Demand
Provided by ISHN
Presented by Mark Hansen

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify how a pandemic can affect the workplace.
  2. Establish steps that you can take to reduce worker exposure during a pandemic.
  3. Classify worker exposures (low, medium, high).
  4. Describe how to properly follow existing OSHA protocols.
  5. Detail best practices for workplace safety during a pandemic.


Course may qualify for 1 contact hour with ABiH/BGC.
Course may qualify for BCSP recertification points.

There is essential work that still needs to be conducted during a pandemic, but this work must be done with the highest safety considerations in mind. This is one of the many challenges safety professionals must deal with every day. We are tasked with helping our companies conduct safe operations in the face of injuries and illnesses. Safety professionals have always found a way and this pandemic is no different. We have to assess the situation, develop and implement programs, and tweak them as we go. Always in the forefront of our minds is keeping the workplace safe and protecting employees. Here is a brief look into how to do precisely that … working safely in a pandemic.

Construction Safety Practices During a Pandemic

Mr. Mark Hansen has over thirty-five years of experience in Safety, Health & Environmental (SH&E) and Risk and Quality Management. He has worked in a variety of industrial sectors including oil and gas, chemical, service, utilities and insurance. He has extensive knowledge and experience in many aspects of SH&E: operational risk management, financial analysis and ISO 45001. Mr. Hansen holds a BS in Psychology and an MS in Industrial Engineering, both from Texas A&M University. He is a PE, CSP. CPEA, CPSA, and CPE. Mark has authored over 250 publications, and has written four books and is working on his fifth. Mr. Hansen is a past president and fellow of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) and is the founder and chairman of the Business of Safety Committee. He is a former recipient of the Edgar-Queeny Monsanto Safety Professional of the Year Award in 1992-1993 and the Culbertson Outstanding Volunteer Service Award in 1991-1992, issued by ASSP.