Tag Archives: heat stress

Coping with Temperature Stress: How to Adapt to Extreme Cold and Heat

Extreme heat and cold are potentially hazardous workplace conditions, and leaders must defend their employees against such environments. Thinking about safety on the job, a few hazards come immediately to mind: Heights, potentially dangerous substances, slippery floors, and other environmental … Continue reading

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OSHA releases new heat safety standards for D.C. residents

As the sweltering summer months begin to settle in, employers are encouraged to remember heat safety training for their employees. According to a OSHA Regional News Release from this summer, heat illness is a legitimate concern when it comes to … Continue reading

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Reacquaint Your Workforce on Heat-Exposure Hazards This Summer

As the summer months begin to approach, it is a good time to reacquaint your workforce with the dangers of heat exposure.  Many do not realize the variety of jobs exposing employees to potentially dangerous heat environments, occurring in both indoor … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat! Are You Prepared to Work in Record-Breaking Temperatures?

On July 21, 1930 Millsboro, Delaware experienced a record-breaking temperature of 110 degrees Fahrenheit! Check out the other record highest temperatures by state. They say there could be some record-breaking temperatures this week/weekend. In fact much of the Central and Eastern … Continue reading

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Groundskeeping Safety

The Workplace Safety Investigators or WSI are on the scene again. This time they are investing a groundskeeping accident, taking the audience through the various hazards involved with groundskeeping and landscaping. Groundskeeping Safety: WSI covers issues with using and maintaining equipment like lawn mowers … Continue reading

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