Tag: heat stress

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

ASSP publishes first standard on heat stress in construction

February 26, 2024


The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has published the first national voluntary consensus standard addressing heat stress for workers in construction and demolition operations. Hundreds of thousands of workers frequently face outdoor hazards such as high heat and humidity. […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Weather monitors gather real-time heat stress readings on your jobsite

September 23, 2022


It’s paramount to know the exact temperature on your jobsite to protect workers in hot conditions. At higher temperatures, a change of even a few degrees can be a warning sign that you need to alter their workday activities to […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

COVID-19 and the workplace: Preventing heat-related injuries and illnesses

August 24, 2020


The coronavirus (COVID-19) brings new and unprecedented risks to the workplace, one of the most notable being the exposure and transmission of the disease among people who are in close proximity to one another. However, the transmission of the virus […]