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5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site

Brian Ethridge - Aug 04, 2014

5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site

Outdoor construction sites rarely see ideal temperatures, especially during the dog days of summer. Workers may spend hours under the sun, which can be a huge health hazard if certain safety procedures aren’t taken. Surviving the hottest days of the year ...

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Prevent heat-related illness with knowledge and preparation

Patty Vaughan - Jul 04, 2014

Prevent heat-related illness with knowledge and preparation

Thousands of workers become ill each year due to heat exhaustion. In 2012 alone, there were 31 heat-related deaths and 4,120 heat-related illnesses. To help combat these numbers, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched its Campaign ...

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3 Ways to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

Amy Materson - Apr 18, 2014

3 Ways to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

With the long deep freezes all around the country this winter, most of us have been looking forward to lots of sunshine and warmer weather. For those who work outside though, keeping cool is a must as the temperature climbs. Heat ...

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Prevent heat-related illness on the jobsite

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 22, 2013

Prevent heat-related illness on the jobsite

Our sister site, Total Landscape Care (TLC), has shared a list of eight ways to avoid heat-related illness, like heat stress, on the jobsite. The tips, provided by Cintas Corporation, include simple ways to stay cool like wearing lightweight clothes and ...

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