Posts Tagged ‘ occupational heat exposure ’

Want to Beat the Heat? Slap on Some Wearable Tech

Jul 27th, 2023

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), every year thousands of workers become sick from occupational heat exposure. Some cases are even fatal. But heat-related injuries are preventable, OSHA officials point out, and one construction firm aims to do so via the use of wearable technologies. The need for […]

OSHA Reminder: Exercise Caution When Working During Extreme Temperatures

Jul 16th, 2020

With temperatures soaring across the U.S., the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds companies to protect workers during heat exposure, both indoors and out. In the door and window industry, dealers are busy doing installations, and in window plants they often deal with hot and muggy conditions as well. Millions of U.S. workers are […]