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Drinking water in the shade

OSHA recommends that, on a hot job, workers drink a liter of water over one hour, which is about one cup every fifteen minutes. The agency's program...

Rest in shade

OSHA emphasizes the importance of shade in reducing the risk of heat-related illnesses. Cheap canopies are available to provide shade if no natural sh...

Wear layered clothing

To ward off cold working construction in winter, wear several layers of clothing....

Working in the cold

When working in cold weather, wear a hat that covers the ears, but fits under a hard hat....

Wear gloves on cold days

Keeping the hands warm is critical on cold days to prevent frostbite....

Warm, sweet drinks on cold days

It is important to consume warm drinks that are sweetened to help stay warm; it is also important to avoid, as much as possible, coffee and tea becaus...

Deaths_from_Falls_by_Location

This image is one of five from an infographic on U.S. deaths from falls. This information is from the Construction Chart Book, Page 44, Chart 44e. It...

Falls_Fatality_Map

This image is one of five from an infographic on U.S. deaths from falls. This map shows the location of fatal construction falls in the U.S. in 2013....

More construction workers die on the job than any other U.S. workforce

This image is one of five from an infographic on U.S. deaths from falls. This information is from the CPWR Construction Chart Book, Chart 38a and depi...

Falls_#1_killer_construction_workers

This image is one of five from an infographic on U.S. deaths from falls. This information is from the Construction Chart Book, Page 43, Chart 43a and...