COVID-19 Protocol and Policy

The outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact everyone around the globe. Streeter Associates top priority and responsibility is to maintain the safety of our employees, customers, subcontractors, suppliers, and other entities with whom we do business.

Corporate & Site Safety Officers

John P. Manning ~ Controller (607)-734-4151
Ken Brenza ~ General Superintendent (607)-857-3736
Robert H. Lewis ~ Vice President of Project Management (607)-734-4151
Best Practices

We are continuously monitoring updates from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the COVID-19 virus and are following guidance from Federal, State and Local authorities. The AGC of NYS has issued a poster detailing symptoms, facts, and information on how to prevent the spread of the virus (Appendix #3). This poster will be posted throughout the office for employee and visitor reference.

Prevention talks on the COVID-19 virus will be done on a regular basis (Appendix #2). The Supervisors and managers will monitor all office and shop personnel for compliance with the guidelines set forth by the CDC and AGC. Any employee found not following these practices will, for their (1) First violation, receive a verbal warning to comply. If the employee continues to put others at risk, the (2) Second violation will be a written warning and the employee will be dismissed for the day. If there is a (3) Third violation of the SAI COVID-19 Protocol/Policy, the employee will be dismissed.

Preventing the Spread

Our employees and the employees and any visitors or delivery personnel at our Woodlawn Ave location will be required to follow the CDC, AGC, and OSHA protocols that will help prevent the spread of this COVID-19 Virus.

(1) Stay Home if they are sick.
(2) Practice Social Distancing of at least 6'.
(3) A Face Mask or Cloth Covering will be worn, at all times when social distancing is not able to be maintained in the workplace.
(4) Even when wearing a Face Mask or Cloth Covering, the duration of time spent closer than 6' must be kept to a minimum.
(5) Cover their Nose & Mouth When Coughing or Sneezing.
(6) Refrain from touching your face with your hands.
(7) Sharing of Personal Items is discouraged.
(8) Everyone must Wash or Sanitize their Hands Often.
(9) Clean All "High Touch" Surfaces Everyday.
(10) Don't share tools, writing utensils, keyboards, phones, etc.
(11) Sanitize community spaces and equipment prior to and after each use.
(12) Monitor Themselves for Symptoms of COVID-19; (Fever, Cough, Shortness of Breath, Chills, Headache, Soar Throat, Loss of Smell), and stay home when sick.
(13) Streeter Associates may do Temperature Checks on all Personnel entering the office or shop at the start of each shift or anytime during the work day.
General Office Practices Employees and Visitors Must Follow

Procedures and supplies should be in place to encourage proper hand and respiratory hygiene.
a. Hand hygiene:
i. Signage with handwashing procedures should be posted in prominent locations promoting hand hygiene
ii. Regular handwashing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds should be done:
1. Before eating
2. After sneezing, coughing, or nose blowing
3. After using the restroom
4. After touching or cleaning surfaces that may be contaminated
5. After using shared equipment and supplies
iii. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
b. Respiratory Hygiene:
i. Covering coughs and sneezes with tissues or the corner of elbow
ii. Disposing of soiled tissues immediately after use
iii. Where possible, have disposable masks available to cover an employee's mouth and nose if they develop symptoms while in the office to protect others from exposure while they exit. iv. Do not share a common water bottle
v. Disinfect reusable supplies and equipment
vi. Stagger work schedules to minimize the number of people in the office at any one time.


1. Visitors that are experiencing COVID-19 virus symptoms or have traveled to COVID-19 high-risk areas, are not
2. permitted onsite.
3. No visitors are welcome in the office without a prior appointment and proper PPE.
4. All visitors will be encouraged to use the hand sanitizer and hand washing stations that
5. are placed in the office upon arrival. Visitors must maintain a 6-foot distance between yourself and other individuals, wear your face mask when social distancing is not possible and cover your nose and month when coughing or sneezing.

Cleaning and Disinfecting

Streeter Associates will provide a clean work environment for its employees.

A. A third party cleaning agency is retained and will clean, with soap and water and/or disinfect all high touch surfaces nightly, including but not limited to:
(1) Door handles,
(2) Light switches,
(3) Countertops,
(4) Common use office equipment
(5) Desk surfaces, and
(6) Toilets and faucets.

B. Cleaning supplies and sanitizer will be provided by Streeter Associates for use by office personnel to regularly clean and sanitize their personal work space daily. If someone must use your personal workspace, keyboard, mouse, or phone sanitization should occur immediately before and after such use.

C. If an office employee becomes infected and has been in the office in the seven days preceding their diagnosis, the persons personal will be marked off and cleaned and disinfected, all surfaces, keyboards, mouse, phone. All common areas will additionally be cleaned and disinfected prior to employees being allowed back into the space.
What to do if Symtoms Appears or You're in Contact with Someone Who is Sick

If Symptoms Appear

Our employees and the employees are required to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and SAI may monitor Temperatures as stated above. If any symptoms appear or an elevated Temperature of over 100 degrees is discovered on one of our employees, we will adhere to the following protocol that is applicable;
(1) If an employee starts noticing symptoms, while self-monitoring, they will not go to work, they will immediately contact their supervisor to let them know that they are showing symptom of the virus.
(2) If an employee comes to work and the SAI temperature check reveals an elevated fever of over 100 degrees. That employee will be immediately directed to go home.
(3) If the employee is already at work and working, when they notice symptoms, they will immediately, contact their supervisor and go home.
(4) Immediately upon discovery of symptoms if at home or upon returning to home after discovering symptoms and leaving the office, they should contact their Doctor to discuss treatment and scheduling a test.
(5) Once the employee has exhibited symptoms, they will not be allowed to return to work until;
• They have received a negative test result, supplied paperwork confirming the negative test. They must also have recovered from whatever sickness they had that made they stop working.
• If tested positive for the virus, they must be symptom free for at least 72 hours and have a note from their Doctor stating the they can return to work.

Protocol for an employee that has had Contact with a Person that has Tested Positive for COVID-19

(1) Incidental contact with a positive case at a store or business that you have visited.
• Inform your supervisor
• Self-Monitor and follow the above "If Symptoms Appear" protocol outlined above.
(2) A positive case is discovered in the workplace, and you have been practicing the "Prevent the Spread" protocol noted above.
• All employees will be informed of a positive case by your supervisor.
• Self-Monitor and follow the above "If Symptoms Appear" protocol outlined above.
(3) A Family member, roommate or close Friend is diagnosed as Positive.
• Incidental Short-Term Contact
o Inform your supervisor
o Self-Monitor and follow the above "If Symptoms Appear" protocol outlined above.
• Long Exposure or Intimate Contact
o Inform your supervisor
o Stay Home for a period of at least 14 days (you may work remotely if possible)
o Self-Monitor and follow the above "If Symptoms Appear" protocol outlined above.
Office Specific Protolcol and Reporting Procures

If an employee or visitor is tested and diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, they are to Contact their supervisor or the person initiating the visitor immediately after receiving test results.
To help adhere to the best practices set forth by the CDC, AGC, and OSHA the following protocol will be followed:

(1) Work will commence with a "soft start" once allowed to work. Prior to commencing work we will evaluate the work areas, hang additional signage if needed, fill out questionnaires for all employees, establish proper egress inside and outside the building, discuss best practices relative to COVID – 19 and share concerns amongst the workers, as well as utilizing staggered office shifts to reduce the number of personnel on site at any particular time.
(2) ALL personnel intending on physically working in /visiting the office must read and complete the attached COVID-19 Questionnaire (Appendix 1) and return to the Superintendent on a weekly basis. If any changes occur between weekly Questionnaires, follow the reporting procedures listed above.
(3) Hand sanitizer, and handwashing facilities will be available in the front office area, lavatories, and shop for all employees and visitors.
(4) Social distancing is being highly encouraged. Stay at least 6 feet away from other individuals, and cover your mouth and nose with a mask, while maintaining a distance of less than 6 feet.
(5) All Team Meetings are encouraged to be held in a responsibly distanced area, or via Conference Call until further notice.
(6) Access to the office building will be restricted to employees an invited guests (PPE required for all guests). The front door will remain locked at all times and the office parking gate will remain locked to prevent non-SAI personnel from entering the office without notice. There may be separate means of entrance/exit egress where possible.
(7) Streeter is also looking at other potential safety measures, as outline below. These measures may be implemented if/when Streeter believes they are necessary. And could include but not be limited to; a. Further reductions in office density through staggered/work from home work schedules.
b. Potential Implementation of a second shift
c. Potential reduced working hours
d. Removal or locking out common office coffee/water stations.

For more information on COVID-19;
• Information for local health departments can be found at

• OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 can be found at Here

• Comply with all OSHA requirements in accordance with the Hazard Communication (Global Harmonization) Standard Here

• Centers for Disease Control Here

• Associated General Contractors New York State website Here