Items Tagged with 'Outdoor workers'

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Working in the heat

In the sun

If you work outside, do so safely and know your body’s limits.
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Protective clothing

Because protective clothing is often heavier than regular work wear, is it more likely to lead to heat stress for workers?
Although the type of garment/fabric is a contributing factor, research indicates that garments play a relatively minor role in reducing heat stress – especially when compared to work practices regarding proper hydration and rest breaks.
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Cold weather

Stay warm when working in the cold

Extremely cold weather can be dangerous for outdoor workers and those who work in an area that is poorly insulated or without a heat source. Two dangerous health risks associated with cold weather are hypothermia and frostbite.
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