As an industry leading engineering and construction company with over 10,000 employees worldwide, the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic have mobilized our teams to find solutions to support local communities. We're utilizing our experience in the design and development of distributed infrastructure, collecting and tracking biological lab data, monitoring water streams, managing networks of facilities and project site personnel to develop integrated solutions for a variety of industries.
Our COVID-19 response services and solutions can work together or can be deployed individually to support safer facility access, contact tracing, testing and expanded screening at schools, office locations, healthcare facilities and event venues and more.
Services and Solutions
Rapid Modular Health Systems
Black & Veatch’s Rapid Modular Health System (RaMHS) is a rapid deployment, modular medical structure that expands site-based diagnostic capabilities at healthcare facilities, doctor’s offices, commercial and industrial facilities, manufacturing centers and office locations to minimize the risk of coronavirus exposure to critical health-care workers, professionals and the community.
Safeguarding Field Services and Construction Crews
The “BV Safe Contact” tool connects live health and safety data with project management data to continuously monitor potential exposure and health threats in project areas.
COVOPERATE Mobile “Boarding Pass”
Powered by Field2Base, COVOPERATE offers secure, HIPAA-compliant health tracking and notifications to accelerate safe-work efforts. The innovative new workforce management application can help employers navigate the complex challenge of safely and productively restoring operations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lab Testing and Disease Tracking
Black & Veatch is helping Ministries of Health collect, transmit and analyze COVID-19 epidemiological and laboratory data through the Electronic Integrated Disease Surveillance System (EIDSS) program. We also provides a software solution that can track biological sample information throughout its lifecycle and is being used by at least eight organizations for COVID-19 samples.
Remote Data Collection
Black & Veatch’s digital tools allow projects to move forward despite new challenges presented by COVID-19 disruptions. Our professionals can work with clients to address their needs by utilizing Black & Veatch’s licensed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) pilots and equipment or connecting them with local, licensed operators.
Return to Workplace Assessments
We help clients identify opportunities to reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 transfer through a detailed assessment and recommendations to assist in making a return to the workplace as safe and seamless as possible.
On Demand Resources
NextGen Ag Tips: Review Existing Safety Plans
Director of Engineering for Black & Veatch’s NextGen Agriculture team, David Ziskind, highlights the importance of developing customized safety plans for food and beverage manufacturing facilities. Watch Video
Podcast: Acoustical Engineering During COVID-19
Power utility operators must address all forms of safety, including acoustics and noise control, especially in urban and suburban areas. Host Becca Schmidt discusses noise control concerns amid the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders with Black & Veatch’s Jeff Szymanski, Senior Acoustical Engineer. Listen Now
NextGen Ag Tips: Handling Surging Production
Chris Vigil, Project Manager with Black & Veatch’s NextGen Agriculture team, discusses how food producers must evaluate resources to meet consumers’ panic buying demands during COVID-19. Watch Video
What is RaMHS?
Black & Veatch’s Rapid Modular Health System (RaMHS) is a rapid deployment, modular medical structure that expands site-based diagnostic capabilities at healthcare facilities, doctor’s offices, commercial and industrial facilities, manufacturing centers and office locations to minimize the risk of coronavirus exposure to critical health-care workers, professionals and the community. Watch Video