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On March 11th, 2020 – the world as we know it changed when the World Health Organization declared a Global Pandemic.  What that meant was not known by any of us, but it was clear that our lives would change, in all aspects, including how we work and do our jobs.  Since that day, the Union has continued to consult the company with workers concerns and the company has continued to put measures in place to make the workplace safe for the employees. 

In saying that, putting safety measures in place is only part of the equation.  We as employees must become up to date with all those measures and continue to apply them at the workplace.  IBEW Local 2351 asks that all members take the time to review the company initiatives, put in place to keep you safe, during this COVID-19 Pandemic.  The company has added a number of the safety-related materials to their COVID-19 page on the following website: .

Please pay attention to all safety guidelines, use proper PPE and practice Physical distancing.  The company has developed a New! Risk Assessment & Safe Work Practices for Critical Work (added April 15, 2020) during COVID-19. 

to their website “Risk
Assessment and Safe Work Practice documents have been developed for
critical work that is continuing throughout the company, specifically
to address situations where physical distancing cannot be maintained.
These documents outline the control measures that can be used to keep
workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, including engineering and
administrative controls, as well as the use of personal protective
equipment.”  It goes on to say “The Risk Assessment and Safe
Work Practice must be applied when physical distances of 2 meters are
not able to be maintained.”

documents are available , on the above mentioned website and on the
COVID-19 Safety & Health section of the Grid (for those with
network access).

your safety, the union recommends that all members become aware of
the tools in place for your protection.  If you have any
questions, please consult your supervisors, Managers, the safety and
health department or your Union representatives.  It is
important for all employees to know, understand and use all the
documents at your disposal, to work safely.


IBEW 2351 Executive

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