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VIDEO: OSHA gives tips on how to work safely in the summer heat

VIDEO: OSHA gives tips on how to work safely in the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 20, 2015

Most of America is simmering as the summer gets into full swing. With the rising temperature, comes an increased chance of ...

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after suffering cardiac arrest

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2014

Firefighters rescued a construction worker Monday afternoon after he suffered a heart attack on a downtown Houston jobsite. According to a ...

5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site

5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 04, 2014

Outdoor construction sites rarely see ideal temperatures, especially during the dog days of summer. Workers may spend hours under the ...

Prevent heat-related illness with knowledge and preparation

Prevent heat-related illness with knowledge and...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jul 04, 2014

Thousands of workers become ill each year due to heat exhaustion. In 2012 alone, there were 31 heat-related deaths and 4,120 ...

PPE is still important in the heat

PPE is still important in the heat

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 02, 2014

During the intense heat of the summer, it’s hard to stay cool when working outside. That’s why it’s tempting for ...

3 Ways to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

3 Ways to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 18, 2014

With the long deep freezes all around the country this winter, most of us have been looking forward to lots ...

Beat the heat (and other transportation problems) with some thinking

Beat the heat (and other transportation problems) with...

Posted by John Latta on Jul 24, 2013

Just what can extreme heat do to our transportation infrastructure? Quite a lot. What the current heat wave hovering over large ...

OSHA to hold safety stand-down on heat-related illnesses on Southeast jobsites tomorrow, June 4

OSHA to hold safety stand-down on heat-related...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced that tomorrow, Tuesday June 4, it will hold one-hour safety stand downs ...

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