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Working in the rain

The potential hazards present on a worksite can be exacerbated during inclement conditions such as rain. Working in the rain can cause slippery surfaces and limited visibility.
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Tree felling safety

A number of dangers are inherent in felling trees. Safely felling trees requires an evaluation of the surrounding areas to identify potential hazards.
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Fight off frostbite

Superficial frostbite, in which the skin feels cold and numb. The surface of the skin will have a white waxy look, with grayish-yellow patches in affected areas.
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Avoiding heat-related illnesses

Working in the hot summer sun can cause more than just discomfort. Serious medical conditions such as dehydration, fainting and heat stroke can send many workers to the hospital – and can even prove fatal in some cases.
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