Critical Infrastructure & COVID-19 Update
Functioning critical infrastructure is imperative during the response to the COVID-19 emergency for both public health and safety as well as community well-being. In order to help meet critical infrastructure needs, Peckham Industries, Inc. continues to operate essential facilities in conformance with all federal, state, and CDC guidelines to protect our employees, customers and the communities in which we operate.
Listed below are some of the most recent directives that guide our operations at this time. In addition, we will also be adjusting our operations going forward in each state in which we operate to comply with the various decisions of state and local officials. We understand that state and local guidance may change and we will respond accordingly.
“Workers necessary for mining and production of critical minerals, materials and associated essential supply chains, and workers engaged in the manufacture and maintenance of equipment and other infrastructure necessary for mining production and distribution. “
“Workers who support the operation, inspection, and maintenance of essential public works facilities and operations, including bridges, water and sewer main breaks, fleet maintenance personnel, construction of critical or strategic infrastructure…”
The above DHS guidance can be found at:
The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the release of the above guidance from the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency that clarifies construction’s critical role in supporting essential infrastructure.