New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) Begins Enforcement of COVID Phase 1 Reopening Requirements

DOB continues inspections at construction sites During the first 30 days after Phase 1 construction resumed on June 8, 2020, New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) inspectors focused on educating construction professionals on COVID safety protocols and did not issue any monetary penalties. Beginning July 8th, DOB inspectors will take enforcement action against construction… Read More

OSHA Training for Re-opening During COVID

As New York State continues its phased re-opening of the economy, companies are required to develop and implement a plan for safe re-opening, with an affirmation to the State that the plan will be followed. Companies must ensure they are following proper protocols during re-opening during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, with an emphasis on employee… Read More

10 Things to Include in Your New York State COVID Business Safety Plan for Reopening

New York State’s PAUSE is slowing lifting across the State region by region, with Long Island’s Phase I businesses given the green light to resume operations effective May 27th.  Phase I businesses include construction, curbside retail service, manufacturing, and wholesale trade.  Phase II businesses including professional services, finance and insurance, administrative support, retail and real… Read More

Water Quality When Emerging Past COVID-19

Water Quality Covid-19

As we all emerge in phases and new protocols from the impacts of the Novel Coronavirus, the office buildings, schools, co-working facilities and gyms all sit waiting for our return. The quality of the tap water within the buildings can be altered due to stagnant conditions or even the lower flow conditions occurring with little… Read More

Public Assistance from FEMA During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic, Walden’s team continues to serve its clients remotely while adhering to local, state and federal directives related to social distancing. During these uncertain times, Walden remains highly responsive and committed to providing its clients with engineering solutions to their project needs.   Did you know the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)… Read More