Category Archives: summer safety

Safety Tips for Your Summer Job

As the temperature heats up and your summer job begins, remember these safety tips. STAY HYDRATED! And if need be, seek shade. If your job entails heavy lifting, be sure to enlist the help of others if you feel you are not completely confident you can safely lift yourself Be observant, remove sharp objects, cuts […]

Outdoor Workers Have a Higher Than Average Risk of Developing Skin Cancer

The risk of skin cancer becomes greater with increasing amounts of exposure to the sun. It’s a fact that more men than women die of skin cancer and workers in the construction sector are 6 times more likely to develop skin cancer than the general population. UV rays are dangerous and contain carcinogens. They can […]