COVID-19 Resource Center

As proud members of the more than 135-year-old Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association, PHCC members demonstrate their commitment to protecting public health, safety and the environment every day. This enduring value guides us as we face the difficult challenge of responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We’ve compiled this resource guide to help you address the challenges of this outbreak; more items will be added as they become available. Email customercare@naphcc.org with suggestions for additional tools that will be helpful.

“You’re Not Alone” — Special Message from PHCC President Jonathan Moyer and President-elect Hunter Botto

 

RESOURCES FOR CONTRACTORS
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Upcoming: 4 Ways PHCC Members Can Use Web Marketing to Combat Coronavirus Impact Webinar

Free Member Webinar: Wednesday, April 15, at 2 p.m. ET

Our PHCC contractors are looking for a bridge to get over the COVID-19 hurdle, but you also need to stimulate business for the future. Register here for this free member webinar on April 15, and we’ll give you four ways to improve your web marketing during these uncertain times!

“Cash and Cash Flow Budgeting in Times of Crisis” Webinar

*NEW* from PHCC’s COVID-19 Webinar Response Series

Known to PHCC as “The Profitability Master,” Ruth King is responding to your top questions: How do I generate income now? Do I lower my prices? How low can I go? How can I improve my cash flow … for the next couple of months AND for the next year? King answers all these questions and more with considerations, calculations, templates and strategies that you can start using today to get you through this new reality!

*NEW* Situation Flow Diagram Company Template – AGC of California Safety and Health Council

*NEW* Construction Job Sites: COVID-19 Recommended Practices – AGC of California Safety and Health Council

UBS On-Air: ‘Coronavirus and Small Business Lending’ Podcast – UBS On-Air

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Resource Center — HARDI

Supplemental Health and Safety Plan to Address Novel Coronavirus — ABC (Note: Check legal requirements in your area)

Critical Industry Employee Authorization to Travel — HARDI

Sample COVID-19 Customer Notice — Wallner Plumbing

Q & A: Families First Coronavirus Response Act – U.S. Department of Labor

Employee Rights Poster – Families First Coronavirus Response Act – U.S. Department of Labor

Sample “Essential” Personnel Letter MEMBERS ONLY

Sample Permission Slip for Essential Employees – ABC NoCal

Important Rules for Employers to Know – Federated Insurance

Print Resources and Fact Sheets on COVID-19 – CDC

Sample Message to Customers LetterMEMBERS ONLY

Potential Business Closures: What to Consider – PHCC—National Association

Coronavirus Business Practice Considerations – Quality Service Contractors

Employers & the COVID-19 Coronavirus (SESCO Management Consultants)

Navigating the Coronavirus: Best Practices for Employers – Laner Muchin™)

Coronavirus Considerations for Contractors (EVP Team Brief – March 4, 2020)

8 Questions Employers Should Ask About the Coronavirus (Harvard Business Review)

*NEW* COVID Safety Response Plan – NAHB

Building Safety Journal “Modern Plumbing Helps Prevent Spread of COVID-19” – ICC

Poster: Containing the Spread of COVID-19 – CDC

COVID-19 Resources on Mental Health Protection (Helping Employees Cope with Added Stress, Worry and Confusion) – Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention

Managing Anxiety: Tips and Resources for You, Your Loved Ones and Your Employees – ADAA

Respirator Protection Video – U.S. Department of Labor

Cleaning of Tools to Help Prevent Spread of COVID-19 – Milwaukee Tool

Cleaning of Tools to Help Prevent Spread of COVID-19 (Spanish Translation) – Milwaukee Tool

Tips from Contractors: New Procedures for Customer and Technician Safety – Parzival Plumbing, with contributions from Roman’s Plumbing, PHCC of California members

Disinfectants and Sanitation for Your Techs – Jose Martinez of JL Martinez Plumbing, a former instructor for the PHCC of San Diego apprenticeship program

COVID-19 Workplace Guidance for Service Contractors – PHCC—National Association

Guidance Document – OSHA

Coronavirus Disease Website – CDC

Coronavirus Guidance for Plumbers – IAPMO Whitepaper

2 FREE Courses from the PHCC Educational Foundation to help you stay prepared and safe!

You will need to create a new account in our Learning Management System if you don’t already have one; the system does not use your PHCC username & password.

*Spanish versions coming soon

RESOURCES FOR CHAPTERS

Questions About Online Apprenticeship Training Course Options?

Latest Updates

Additional Assistance

STATUS AT PHCC—NATIONAL

Staff/Travel Updates 

  • Message from EVP Michael Copp
  • Beginning on March 16, 2020 through June 10, 2020, PHCC—National staff are teleworking from home in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. While operations will continue as normal, we appreciate your patience if there is an unintended delay to your inquiry. Do not hesitate to contact us for any assistance. In addition, in light of the current situation with the Coronavirus and to keep us all safe, no officer or any board member shall travel before May 1st.

PHCC Event Status

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