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About HCM

Handcrafted Metals

Established in 2002, we have grown into one of the largest firms of our type in the Bay Area. That growth, built primarily on repeat clients and referrals, is attributable to our core values: to deliver work of unmatched creativity and quality, to exceed our clients’ expectations, and to demonstrate the highest level of safety and integrity in everything we do.

Our shop includes a full range of metalworking equipment, along with a high-capacity paint booth, waterjet cutting services, offices and our customer showroom. Our well-equipped fleet of installation trucks allows our on-site work to be done quickly and correctly.

Most importantly, we employ a highly skilled and dedicated team of professional welders, fabricators, installers, CAD Designers and safety experts, who work every day to exemplify our values.

Please come visit the shop, speak to our custom fabricators and designers and let us help turn your ideas into reality.

We are a fully COVID19 compliant shop following all State and County Mandates regarding PPE and employee screening

“HCM delivers work of unmatched creativity, beauty and quality, to exceed our clients’ expectations”

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COVID19 Compliance and training for our employees

      • Information on COVID-19, preventing spread, and who is especially vulnerable.
      • Self-screening at home, including temperature and/or symptom checks usingCDC guidelines.
      • The importance of not coming to work if workers have a cough, fever, difficulty breathing, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, recent loss of taste or smell, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea, or if they or someone they had contact with has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
      • To return to work after a COVID-19 diagnosis only after 10 days since symptom onset and 72 hours of no fever.
      • When to seek medical attention.
      • The importance of hand washing.
      • The importance of physical distancing, both at work and off work time.

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  • Proper use of cloth face covers, including information in the CDPH guidance.
  • Information on leave benefits, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Governor’s Executive Order N-51-20, and workers’ compensation benefits under the Governor’s Executive Order N-62-20 while that Order is in effect.
  • Train any independent contractors, temporary, or contract workers in these policies and ensure they have necessary PPE.
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting Protocols
  • Perform thorough cleaning in high traffic areas.
  • Frequently disinfect commonly used surfaces.
  • Clean and sanitize shared equipment between each use.
  • Clean touchable surfaces between shifts or between users, whichever is more frequent.
  • Require workers to wash hands or use sanitizer after using shared equipment.
  • Sanitize PPE at the end of the shift.
  • Avoid sharing phones, work tools, etc., wherever possible.
  • Provide adequate time for workers to clean during their shift.
  • Keep sanitary facilities operational and stocked at all times.
  • Provide additional toilets and hand washing stations if needed for physicaldistancing during breaks.
  • Ensure all water systems and features are safe to use after a prolonged facility shutdown.
  • Use products approved for use against COVID-19 on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-approved list and train workers on chemical hazards, product instructions, ventilation requirements, and Cal/OSHA requirements. Follow CDPH asthma-safer cleaning methods.
  • Install hands-free devices if possible, including motion sensor sinks, soap dispensers, sanitizer dispensers, and paper towel dispensers.
  • Consider upgrades to improve air filtration and ventilation.

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Physical Distancing Guidelines

  • Implement measures to ensure workers stay at least six feet apart.
  • Adjust on-site meetings to ensure physical distancing.
  • Limit the number of workers on the jobsite at one time if necessary.
  • Stagger worker breaks, if needed, to maintain physical distancing protocols.
  • Reconfigure break areas for physical distance.
  • Avoid congested areas at lunch.
  • Use the following hierarchy to prevent transmission of COVID-19 in production and other work areas: engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE.