COVID-19: The General Health Council declares construction activities as essential
Mexico Corporate Law Alert
The Ministry of Health published in the Federal Official Gazette a resolution implementing the decision of the General Health Council that classifies as “essential” construction related activities.
Construction activities will be able to be resumed as of next June 1st. Unlike previous resolutions, this time no distinction was made among the construction sectors, type of infrastructure or specific strategic projects for the Federal Government.
In accordance with Article 4 of the Resolution, strict safety and sanitary protocols must be established by construction companies for the protection of all workers from May 18 to 31.
In addition, the guidelines for health security in the work environment published by the Ministry of Health, the Mexican Social Security Institute, and the Ministry of Labor and Social Security must be complied with in all essential activities.