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Working Safely in Cold Weather

Anyone working in a cold environment may be at risk of cold stress. Some workers may be required to work outdoors in cold environments and for extended periods. Cold stress occurs by driving down the skin temperature and eventually the internal body temperature (core temperature). This may lead to serious health problems, and may cause tissue damage, and possibly death.
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Seasonal Preparedness

For most of us, the long winter is now a memory and we are looking forward to enjoying outdoor activities brought on by the summer season. The following are some tips to help you and your loved ones be prepared to enjoy the sunny skies and warmer temperatures whether at home or at work.
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Did you know this year's National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls is May 3-7?

This year's National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls is May 3rd -7th.
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National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 26-30)

National Work Zone Awareness Week is an annual spring campaign held at the beginning of construction season and encourages safe driving practices through highway work zones. The key message is for drivers to practice extra caution while traveling through and around work zones.
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Hazards of Working on or Near Public or Private Hunting Lands

During hunting seasons, anyone doing field work on or near public or private hunting lands needs to be aware of the increased hazards around them. Although many hunters practice good hunting safety, taking extra precautions can help reduce risk around your work areas.
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Flu Wellness Bulletin Announcement

As we continue to take precautions regarding COVID-19, it’s important to also protect ourselves from influenza (flu) virus.
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Message from OSHA for Hurricane Delta

Thank you for your work to assist communities in the path of Hurricane Delta. Conditions in Louisiana and Southeast Texas may become hazardous for workers who will be restoring power, and performing cleanup and recovery operations. OSHA wants you to stay safe while helping others. Responding to emergencies like this during a pandemic makes worker safety even more challenging. Please take all necessary precautions to protect your crews from the spread of COVID-19.
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