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Toolbox talk: hot weather (superseded).

Authors
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Source
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20044189
Abstract
Certain safety problems are common in a hot environment. Heat on the job can cause dizziness, discomfort and the fogging of safety glasses, all of which can lead to accidents. For the updated version of this toolbox talk visit CPWR's website at <a href="https://www.cpwr.com/research/research-to-practice-r2p/r2p-library/toolbox-talks/"target="_blank">https://www.cpwr.com/research/research-to-practice-r2p/r2p-library/toolbox-talks/</a>.
Keywords
Construction; Construction industry; Construction workers; Construction equipment; Safety education; Safety programs; Injury prevention; Accident prevention; Work environment; Worker health; Training; Education; Safety measures; Hot environments; Heat stress; Heat stroke; Safety glasses; Rest periods; Work intervals; Heat shielding; Heat exposure; Climatic effects
Contact
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Publication Date
20140313
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2014
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-009762; M042014
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
Toolbox talk: hot weather
State
MD
Performing Organization
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: August 5, 2022
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division