Around the country, construction workers are failing to show up for work because they are fearful they will pick up the virus and bring it home to elderly or immunocompromised family members. A recent Construction Dive survey found that dealing with anxious employees is contractors' biggest challenge of the crisis so far, with 78% of respondents saying it's one of the top ways that the crisis has affected their business. Keeping employees engaged and reassured is paramount to keeping sites open and a proactive approach will help ward off the high rates of absenteeism that many contractors are currently facing. In order to keep sites running smoothly, contractors must ensure that employees' anxieties about jobsite cleanliness and social distancing are addressed and managers need to make provisions and provide rules that recognize those fears. These steps not only keep employees coming back to work but can also help reduce an employer's liability. Click here to read more from Construction Dive.