Heavy Truck and Equipment Manufacturers Implement New COVID Safety Protocols

As manufacturers begin reopening and ramping up production, they are putting in place new procedures to keep employees safe from coronavirus.

Heavy truck and equipment manufacturers are implementing new safety protocols at their manufacturing facilities to keep workers safe and prevent the spread of coronavirus. These changes include the reconfiguring of work areas to ensure social distancing, increased use of PPE and enhanced cleaning and disinfecting procedures.

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Sara Jensen, Editor of OEM Off-Highway, and Curt Bennink, Field Editor for Equipment Today and ForConstructionPros.com, talk about the changes manufacturers and dealers are making to ensure safety. 

This discussion is part of a new six-part video series called Transportation Chain in which the various brands of AC Business Media examine how current events are impacting transportation, trucking and supply chain management, as well as other related industries.

Watch the full second episode from which this segment is a part to get further insight into impacts on the construction, trucking and supply chain industries.  

WATCH NOW: Transportation Chain Episode 1 - How COVID-19 is Impacting Transportation, Trucking and Supply Chains  

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