5/18/20 - NY Forward Website - Guidance on Reopening by Phase

The NY Forward website (pictured & linked below) can provide you with the latest information on "Reopening in Phases" based on industries and location. While some of you might be already operating as "essential" businesses, others might be undertaking the complex task of getting prepared to open when their county receives the green light.

According to the NY Forward website, phase one includes construction as defined below:


  • Building Equipment Contractors

  • Building Finishing Contractors

  • Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors

  • Highway, Street and Bridge Construction

  • Land Subdivision 

  • Nonresidential Building Construction

  • Residential Building Construction

  • Utility System Construction

Each industry section also includes:


  • Summary Guidelines - Detailed guidance for employers and employees on physical distancing, protective equipment, cleaning, communication, etc.

  • Read and Affirm Detailed Guidelines - Detailed affirmation letter and link to submit business affirmation.

  • Print Business Safety Plan Template - Standard template for businesses to complete and must be retained on the premises of the business and must made available to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) or local health or safety authorities in the event of an inspection.


To view all other industries or to visit the main industries reopening by phase, click here.


Your professionals at Castellano Korenberg & Co. are always available to assist you through this tough time of trying to make sense of all the new regulations being passed. Stay up to date with the most recent information by visiting castellanokorenberg.com, call us at 516-937-9500, or contact your CK professional for more information.

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