Wisconsin: The Official Stance for Construction

Construction Status: Essential

Safer at home orders were announced in the state until April 24, 2020, but was further extended utill May 26, 2020.

Post these orders, there have been no new update announced by Governor Tony Evers. However, the unlikeliest of the Governor to issue any orders is likely to cause reopening of all routine activities back to normal.

Governing Body:The Office Of Governor Tony Evers

FAQs: Wisconsin Construction Updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Housing construction is deemed essential under the essential business declaration.
The hardware stores and those dealing with heating, electrical, and plumbing are considered essential services.
Yes, there are several updates issued for the welfare and benefit of contractors as well as workers. These include Jobsite rules, workplace guidelines as well as various forms which contractors need to follow for ensuring safe construction.
Keeping construction open amid COVID-19 poses the only challenge of preventing exposure. For this reason, construction firms and contractors need to ensure that the site is prepared for the safety of all. Moreover, the workers need to practice preventive measures through social distancing, wearing protective equipment, and mitigating contact with each other while at work.

For more information:

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA4000.pdf
https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3990.pdf

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