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Safety Tip of the Week – Working In Cold Environments

Safety Tip of the Week – Working In Cold Environments

Working In Cold Environments As the weather becomes “frightful” during winter months, construction workers who must brave the outdoor conditions face the occupational hazard of exposure to the cold. You need to be especially mindful of the weather, its effects on the body, and proper prevention techniques. Workers at risk...

Weekly Safety Meeting –  Working In Cold Environments

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working In Cold Environments

 Working In Cold Environments Summer and fall are gone and the winter months are upon us. Even though it’s cold outside we still have to work and get the job done. There are several things we can do to keep warm and prevent cold weather-related accidents. Cold temperatures and increased...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working in Cold Weather

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working in Cold Weather

 Working in Cold Weather Summer and fall are gone and the winter months are upon us. Even though it’s cold outside we still have to work and get the job done. There are several things we can do to keep warm and prevent accidents related to cold weather. Employees who...

Safety Tip of the Week – Heat Is Coming

Safety Tip of the Week – Heat Is Coming

Heat is Coming One of the most significant hazards that summer brings is heat illness. Although there may not have been very many truly hot and humid days yet this year, now is the time we need to talk about heat illness. Quite honestly, your body is probably not yet...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working In Cold Weather

Weekly Safety Meeting – Working In Cold Weather

Working in Cold Weather Exposure to cold can result in cold stress which can lead to serious trouble, such as frostbite, hypothermia, and even death. The likelihood of illness depends on many factors, including physical activity, clothing, wind, humidity, and a person’s age and general health. Hypothermia is the most...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Cold Weather – Harmful Effects

Weekly Safety Meeting – Cold Weather – Harmful Effects

Cold Weather – Harmful Effects Employees who work outdoors during the winter months must deal with the hazard of exposure to the cold. Prolonged exposure to freezing temperatures can result in health problems as serious as trench foot, frostbite, and hypothermia. There are several ways of preventing employee exposure to...