Preventing Cold Weather Injuries on Job Sites
- Sep 17, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Presenter: Dale Erickson, Construction Safety Specialists, Inc. – Des Moines, IA
As contractors start preparing for the winter season, the exposure to cold stress in the construction environment becomes a task that is well worth preparing for. In addition, slips, trips, and falls also increase on construction sites with the change to winter weather. An average of 25,000 slip, trip, and fall accidents occur daily in the United States. Annually, over 40,000 of these involved cold weather situations. In this informational safety webinar, we will discuss steps you can take toward preparing for the cold season as well as look at ways to prevent slips, trips, and falls in the winter seasons and throughout the year.