It’s finally summer, temperatures are rising and workers are outdoors and in confined spaces and at risk of heat-related illness. The risk is real. In 2015, there were 2,830 incidents recorded by OSHA, 37 of them being fatal. How can you prevent heat exhaustion and heat stroke on your job site?
Step 1: Understand your Risk Level
OSHA has developed an app to make this easy. Download the OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool from the App Store and enter your location to see the hourly heat index and risk. In general, urban areas are at a higher risk than rural areas. The [Read more…] about 3 Steps to Beat the Summer Heat on the Job Site