A few weeks ago we posted on some of the hazards of to working in inclement winter weather. Well, given the record high temperatures we’ve had here in Wisconsin over the last month or so, that may have been premature. But this week the temperature’s dropping and there’s even a chance of snowfall predicted for later in the week.
With that in mind we thought we would pass on a bit of useful safety information. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, has launched a terrific web page dedicated to making working in winter storm conditions safer.
The page offers lots of great information on how to stay safe during storm or in it’s aftermath. It also includes guidelines from a range of major federal agencies, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Continue reading