With safety as a core value, Black & Veatch understands the importance of developing a safe workplace environment for your employees and visitors. We help clients identify opportunities to reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 transfer through a detailed assessment.
We conduct these assessments through no-contact virtual tours of your facilities and provide recommendations based on findings from our industrial hygiene experts, best practices and guidance from health protection and occupational safety agencies. Our Return to Workplace assessments can help safety professionals, human resource teams and facility managers develop a comprehensive return to workplace plan.
Identify and Mitigate Risks from COVID-19 in the Workplace
- We utilize state-of-the-art remote imaging and telepresence equipment from AVATOUR to conduct tours of office spaces and identify potential health risks.
- We can assist you in curbing COVID-19 exposure through expert recommendations such as design changes, process improvements and behavior modifications.
- Our experts can create a Return to Work facility plan to help guide your staff on cross contamination, personal interactions, decontamination, PPE, HVAC systems, employee traffic, work procedures and more.
- We align our recommendations with guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Why Work with Black & Veatch?
Rapid Deployment: Office surveys can be conducted quickly as they are performed virtually to minimize personnel contact.
Enhanced Safety & Security: In addition to assessing the workplace, Black & Veatch professionals will review existing health & safety plans, evaluate how employees will behave when completing common tasks and align guidance with that of the WHO, CDC and OSHA.
Innovative Technologies: Through our IgniteX COVID-19 Response Accelerator program, we are collaborating with startups and other innovators like Avatour to expedite solutions that help reduce COVID-19’s impact on communities. Assessment recommendations can integrate with these emerging solutions to support screening, access management and contact tracing.
Proven Partners: Black & Veatch has decades of experience helping manufacturing and industrial organizations meet occupational hygiene requirements. We’ve also successfully conducted pilot assessments at our own offices to ensure the safety of our professionals.
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