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Netting for Shade

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ERGONOMIC INTERVENTIONS IN SHIPYARDS

Hazard: Working inside blocks situated outside in the shipyard exposes workers to high environmental temperatures.

Solution: Green netting on poles (see photo) can be lowered to shade the blocks from direct exposure to sunlight reducing the ambient temperature for workers inside the block.

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 Green netting on poles

 
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