New York Real Estate Journal, 8/04/2020
New York, NY Shawmut Design and Construction has developed a COVID-19 safety plan, created in partnership with trade unions, industry peer groups, and other leading firms. The firm has rolled out safety protocols, new job-site innovation, and a COVID-19 risk assessment and response plan to all project sites across the country, ensuring the safety of all employees and team members.
Shawmut developed a new custom technology platform designed to check for COVID-19 symptoms and manage contact tracing to minimize and control infectious disease spread. Shawmut team members created the Shawmut Vitals platform, which allows employees and subcontractors to self-certify daily health screenings by scanning a job-specific QR code, then filling out a health survey.
If an individual is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or has been exposed to someone who is either infected or at-risk, the individual is flagged for further care and action, enabling Shawmut to continue to deliver its people-first approach to construction projects. This software solution, built entirely in-house, is integrated into existing Shawmut systems, allowing team members to access information on their mobile devices quickly.
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