Working outside in the spring months may mean working alongside insects and animals that could pose a threat to workers. OSHA offers the following tips for avoiding such injuries when working outdoors.
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.
In hot weather, wearing a harness can become uncomfortable. Are there ways a worker can alter his or her harness to become less restrictive and increase breathability? Are there other measures that can be taken to avoid heat stress?