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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