The U.S. Department of Labor is ramping up efforts to emphasize workplace safety during the holiday season and providing resources through OSHA to prevent on-the-job tragedies, especially for workers in construction, warehousing, and delivery roles.
OSHA and Noble Texas Builders have entered into a one-year partnership to enhance worker safety during construction at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley – McAllen Independent School District Collegiate Academy in McAllen, Texas.
In response to extreme heat this summer, Solid Roofing in Oklahoma provided IV hydration through a mobile service to its crews working in triple-digit weather, highlighting the importance of staying hydrated in such conditions.
During the Labor Department's 'Safe + Sound Week,' Aug. 7-13, 2023, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will collaborate with businesses nationwide to promote workplace safety and health programs, focusing on mental health and well-being.
Holcim Elevate suggests safety tips for roofing professionals during this hot summer, including starting the workday early, wearing protective gear, staying hydrated, recognizing signs of heat-related illnesses, and taking precautions to safeguard roofing materials.