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BEST PRACTICES: Contractors taking steps to keep crews safe during outbreak

The onramp to the Hoan Bridge is void of traffic on Tuesday in Milwaukee. Gov. Tony Evers issued an order that day closing businesses deemed to be nonessential, ordered no gatherings of any size and placed restrictions on travel across Wisconsin for a month in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Businesses that have continued operating, including many construction companies, have been taking various precautions to lower the chances that their employees will get sick. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Working in an industry that state officials have deemed essential, Wisconsin construction crews haven't got the luxury of watching the COVID-19 outbreak unfold from home like many state residents.

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Daylight saving prompts calls for caution

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com There is always a rash of construction accidents on a Monday following the beginning of daylight saving time, warns Frank Keres. “These aren’t major catastrophic accidents,” said Keres, president of Construction Risk Associates Inc., Northbrook, Ill. “They’re ...

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