Whether you live near a high-risk zone, are apart of wildland fire services, or work/ participate in fire clean-up, effective personal protective equipment is critical to have on hand to ensure you/ your employee’s safety and reduce risk of injury or serious illness. Stay safe this season with Dentec’s Checklist of priority PPE products to have on hand to reduce risks and injuries associated with wild land fires.
According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the U.S. Department of Health, and the University of Michigan, employees required to work in high temperature environments should be allowed to take frequent breaks in a cool place. “High Temperature Work Environments” are generally referred to as the following: …
Workers face risks every workday when they operate heavy equipment in construction, work outside on electrical lines and work in construction trades among the many other outdoor work environments. Yet one of the most consistent and dangerous occupational exposures that threatens outdoor workers’ health goes largely unrecognized – the sun’s ultraviolet radiation (UVR).