Tag: Heat

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

US Department of Labor initiates rulemaking to protect workers, outdoors and indoors, from heat hazards amid rising temperatures

October 28, 2021


Record-breaking heat in the U.S. in 2021 endangered millions of workers exposed to heat illness and injury in both indoor and outdoor work environments. Workers in outdoor and indoor work settings without adequate climate-controlled environments are at risk of hazardous […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Beat the Heat: Keeping Cool at the Construction Site

May 28, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Technically, the first day of meteorological summer doesn’t arrive until next Tuesday when, but parts of the country have already seen record or near-record highs this month. The folks over at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are predicting […]