OGCA and industry partners donate 10,000 masks to frontline healthcare workers

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Ontario Construction News staff writer

The Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) says it has worked with a group of industry partners to deliver 10,000 surgical masks to Ontario health care workers.

The association says industry partnerAlliance Creative Marketing acquired the surgical masks and appealed to and appealed to clients to come together to donate to priority healthcare workers through the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. The masks were delivered on April 9.

“Our industry is doing everything we can as contractors, and the OGCA is doing everything it can as an association, to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect our frontline workers.” the OGCA said in its weekly eletter. “Liza at Alliance presented members with an opportunity to make a difference, and the OGCA, Remo General Contracting, Dineen Construction, Gen-Pro, the League of Champions and OSPE were all able to answer the call.

“The OGCA views this donation as part of our mission to promote safety excellence among all workers. It is just the start of the construction industry providing much of the equipment front line workers so desperately need.”

“Alliance Creative Marketing is still working to partner with organizations to secure PPE (personal protective equipment) for frontline healthcare workers,” the OGCA says.  Businesses interested in purchasing masks or other PPE for frontline workers can contact Lisa TamIf you are interested in purchasing masks or other PPE for frontline workers, please contact Tam at liza.tam@alliancecreative.ca.

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