Milhaus-Kauffman Apartments – Tampa Lector 85 Juneau Construction
UES provided onsite safety consulting to assist with the client’s compliance of the active construction site requirements mandated by the City of Tampa’s April 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Regulations for Active Work Sites. UES supervised the required work site activities including enforcing a minimum 6-foot social distancing during both job tasks and break times; ensuring appropriate use of mandatory protective equipment such as gloves and face-coverings; updating signage and information stations in both English and Spanish to promote worker awareness; encouraging visitors and/or vendors to follow all work site protocols; and increasing the comfort, morale, and overall safety of over 100 workers at the site.
UES personnel provided technical guidance and served the client as the designated COVID-19 Coordinator as required by the City. Over a five-week period, our onsite Safety Consultant monitored construction worker activities and represented the client during the City’s routine COVID-19 inspections. The collaboration between UES, the client, and site staff supported strict adherence to all City guidelines, and therefore the site passed each of its 15 inspections and a shutdown of the work site was avoided. Due to the implementation of a well-managed safety program, the City reduced their frequency of site inspections and has allowed the client to maintain operations of the active construction site moving forward.