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Businesses operating to provide Essential Services, as defined in the Governor's March 23, 2020 Executive Order, updated on March 31, April 28 and May 15, have remained open.

Home remodeling businesses were permitted to reopen as of May 18 in Phase 1. 

In-home installations (construction-related) businesses were permitted to reopen as of May 18 in Phase 1.


Non-construction related businesses, i.e., painting, repairs, carpet installation, home theaters, security systems are now reopened in Phase 2. 


Massachusetts Resources for Trades, Construction, Landscapers, Horticulture and Utilities

Mandatory Safety Standards for Workplaces

Safety Standards for Construction

Sector-Specific Safety Standards Checklist

Massachusetts COVID-19 Control Plan Template

Sector- Specific Safety Standards 


Other Guidance 

& Resources

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

CDC: What Construction Workers Need to Know about COVID-19

Massachusetts Building Trades Council  Safety Guidelines During COVID-19 

OSHA Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

CDC Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting