COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guide

Click here for a downloadable/printable Excel sheet with the same questions below. Click the down arrow buttons below to see what degree of risk is associated with your answers:


Answer to this question MUST be Yes. If not, stop immediately and correct! Download the COVID waiver here.

Risk DefinitionRisk Rating
Risk DefinitionRisk Rating
They are all localLow
From one other locationMedium
Mix of multiple locationsHigh
Risk DefinitionRisk Rating
Under 45Low


Risk DefinitionRisk Rating
outdoors–plenty of roomLow
outdoors but close quarters or indoors with plenty of roomMedium
indoors–close quartersHigh
Risk DefinitionRisk Rating
Yes — well more than 6 feetLow
Yes — around 6 feetMedium
No — less than 6 feetHigh
Risk DefinitionRisk Rating
Yes — plenty of roomLow
Yes — some roomMedium
No — very little roomHigh
Risk DefinitionRisk Rating
Workers will generally be working aloneLow
Workers in small groups with the capacity to maintain social distance while engaged in work activityMedium
Workers in large groups (more than 4) or workers in small groups where it will be difficult to maintian social distancingHigh


To ensure safety, the answer to each of these questions should be “yes”:

  • Does each person have their own water bottle?
  • Does each person have a mask that fits properly?
  • Have all tools been sanitized before the start of the workday?
  • Can you sanitize touched surfaces of tools between users?
  • Are a handwashing sink, soap, and paper towels available for worker use?
  • Is sanitizer available on site?

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